How To Work From Abroad Without Your Boss Finding Out

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"At least sardines have space for tomato sauce between them!" The shocked lady said as we squeezed on a London commuter train. At least sardines swim around freely before they're packed into tins, I thought. Ten years ago, I disliked having to go to work (understatement of the … [Read more...]

Over-Hyping Entrepreneurship? I Am Guilty As Charged!

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There was a time when my first world problems consisted of hours upon hours of lengthy commuting and dead end jobs. This wasn't for just a couple of years – this was for over a decade, in fact. Now I consider it my mission to help people who are bored and unfulfilled … [Read more...]

Running my Online Business from Chiang Mai, Thailand


Ten years ago I found myself travelling through a sleepy town in the tropical foothills of northern Thailand. I really loved the area. But, sadly, I'd had to return home to London to make money. Over a decade later after getting married, starting a business, buying a … [Read more...]

How I Maintain My Online Business While Abroad

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I'm leaving for Thailand soon and I'm stupidly excited. However, my childish enthusiasm is tempered by the niggling doubt of how the hell I'm going to make money while I'm there! So here are some of the tools and practices I'm going to employ to ensure the smooth … [Read more...]

DMP008: Travelling Graphic Designer Karen Mareš


This is my 8th podcast and interview with an independent graphic designer. In this episode I talk to Karen Mareš, née Karen McDade, about travelling, Photoshop, design, clients, websites and life! Click here to subscribe to my "Design and Marketing Podcast" on iTunes! … [Read more...]

DMP 004: Running Your Business On Holiday


Ever since reading The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss a few years ago I've been fascinated by the location independent lifestyle. It has occurred to me many times that, apart from the odd occasion I go to meet clients, I can pretty much do my job anywhere in the world. So, … [Read more...]

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