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Jade Akam
Worked at Revolution York
Attends University of York
Lived in Doncaster
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Perks of the Autumn/Winter Season
I'm partial to a Frappe, and I rather enjoy a refreshing fruity tea but there is no better feeling than walking into Starbucks and discovering that they have introduced a range of seasonal hot drinks! My particular favourites have been pumpkin spice lattes ...
I'm partial to a Frappe, and I rather enjoy a refreshing fruity tea but there is no better feeling than walking into Starbucks and discovering that they have introduced a range of seasonal hot drinks! My particular favourites have been pumpkin spice lattes and all kinds of 'spiced' coffees, ...
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Lemon on Polkadot
I'm not too sure if this may become a regular feature, or just the occasional post, but if I've discovered one thing recently, it's that photographing 'Outfit of the Day' style shots is incredibly difficult! I've definitely developed a new-found admiration ...
I'm not too sure if this may become a regular feature, or just the occasional post, but if I've discovered one thing recently, it's that photographing 'Outfit of the Day' style shots is incredibly difficult! I've definitely developed a new-found admiration and appreciation for the effort the ...
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PR Series // Vital Lessons Learned About Sending Press Releases!
In my meagre two year career as a Press Officer, I have learnt a couple of seemingly unimportant but surprisingly vital little rules, mostly through personal error. Maybe by sharing this I can prevent my fellow PR professionals and hopefuls from making the ...
In my meagre two year career as a Press Officer, I have learnt a couple of seemingly unimportant but surprisingly vital little rules, mostly through personal error. Maybe by sharing this I can prevent my fellow PR professionals and hopefuls from making the same mistakes!
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So you want to be a Freelancer.
So last week I took the big plunge. If taking the plunge is actually saying the words 'I'm a Freelancer' . It's a route that I have been looking into for so long that it almost became an unreachable goal. I love my job as a Press & Media Officer, but as a y...
So last week I took the big plunge. If taking the plunge is actually saying the words 'I'm a Freelancer'. It's a route that I have been looking into for so long that it almost became an unreachable goal. I love my job as a...
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Travel // Iceland.
Last November I rolled in at 9.30pm from a late work event looking forward to tea and bed before work the next morning. Instead, I found my sheepish-looking boyfriend perched on the sofa who handed me an envelope.  card from my boyfriend with our passports ...
Last November I rolled in at 9.30pm from a late work event looking forward to tea and bed before work the next morning. Instead, I found my sheepish-looking boyfriend perched on the sofa who handed me an envelope. card from my boyfriend with our passports in and a note saying 'Pack your bags, ...
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PR Series // Write these on a post-it note and keep them on your desk.
1. When sending press releases, don't send an email beginning with 'Hi Gail' to joeblogs@londongazette.com - He's not called Gail, and he's certainly not a woman. 2. Don't isolate yourself at networking meetings, no-one wants to be the weirdo scrolling thro...
When sending press releases, don't send an email beginning with 'Hi Gail' to joeblogs@londongazette.com - He's not called Gail, and he's certainly not a woman. 2. Don't isolate yourself at networking meetings, no-one wants to be the weirdo scrolling through their Twitter feed whilst eating their ...
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PR Series // Write these on a post-it note and keep them on your desk.
1. When sending press releases, don't send an email beginning with 'Hi Gail' to joeblogs@londongazette.com - He's not called Gail, and he's certainly not a woman. 2. Don't isolate yourself at networking meetings, no-one wants to be the weirdo scrolling thro...
When sending press releases, don't send an email beginning with 'Hi Gail' to joeblogs@londongazette.com - He's not called Gail, and he's certainly not a woman. 2. Don't isolate yourself at networking meetings, no-one wants to be the weirdo scrolling through their Twitter feed whilst eating their ...
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Perks of the Autumn/Winter Season
I'm partial to a Frappe, and I rather enjoy a refreshing fruity tea but there is no better feeling than walking into Starbucks and discovering that they have introduced a range of seasonal hot drinks! My particular favourites have been pumpkin spice lattes ...
I'm partial to a Frappe, and I rather enjoy a refreshing fruity tea but there is no better feeling than walking into Starbucks and discovering that they have introduced a range of seasonal hot drinks! My particular favourites...
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Welcome to my little space on the web! I am a Freelance Copywriter and Blogger with a passion for writing. This blog with feature of variety of written content, thoughts, inspiration, ideas and most importantly, pieces of my written work. See the 'About' pa...
Welcome to my little space on the web! I am a Freelance Copywriter and Blogger with a passion for writing. This blog with feature of variety of written content, thoughts, inspiration, ideas and most importantly, pieces of...
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A student and blogger with a penchant for all things pretty.
Introduction
Jade, 20, originated from Doncaster and now residing in the beautiful city of York for my degree studies. I have an unhealthy obsession with fashion and beauty and all things blog-related. I hope to go into a career that ties all of these things into one great, big, smashing job! Heres hoping.
Bragging rights
Third year student at the University of York, completing a degree in English Language and Linguistics. Avid blog reader/vlog watcher, and you find my fashion and beauty themed corner of the web at www.sittinpretty.co.uk!
Education
  • University of York
    English Language and Linguistics, 2009 - present
  • Hall Cross Sixth Form
    English Language, English Literature, Sociology, Media Studies, 2007 - 2009
  • Hall Cross Secondary School
    2002 - 2007
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  • Revolution York
    Bartender, 2011 - 2011
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Doncaster - York
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