Photographing children is very much about capturing an emotion, an expression or a moment that might otherwise be forgotten. Rather like freezing time, these photographs enable us to retain precious memories and often recall how we felt. My daughter is more than used to having a camera pointed at her. Not that she welcomes posing of course – unless it comes with a comedy stance and a silly expression! That said, she can burst out laughing straight afterwards and what a wonderful photo that makes. 

Blog Planning 2017

It doesn’t matter how long you have been blogging for, be it 5 months or 5 years – we all get to a point where we look blankly at the screen for hours sitting here with thoughts in our heads but nothing making it onto the screen and of course there will be times when you have absolutely no idea what you want to blog about.

A guide to setting up Let’s Encrypt SSL on self-hosted WordPress sites

A lot of people are talking about the importance of SSL in the blogging world lately, and it’s not hard to see why. 

Google (the web overlords) have announced that their Chrome browser will soon start warning visitors to non secure sites with a scary red triangle and Not Secure label. They also weigh it as a factor in search results – giving a higher ranking to sites with SSL.

So what do you really get out of attending a Blog On Conference?

Blog On Conference was first founded in 2012 by Laura who was frustrated that blog conferences were only ever held in London and it has since gone from strength to strength, increasing in popularity ever year as word gets out how good it is.