Why, hello! How lovely to see you here.
I’m Verity, a writer, blogger and designer-maker supporter.
I believe in living an independent life and am here to inspire you to do the same.
inspire + enjoy is a happy place, full of things to inspire enjoyment in your life. You can expect to find:
Stories from designers + makers; photographers + bloggers; adventurers + explorers.
Round-ups of gorgeous, original + affordable things for you and your home, designed + created by the best indie makers around
Magazine, book, workshop + craft market ideas and reviews
Thoughts + musings on what an independent life can mean (and it can mean many different things to different people)
Giveaways, competitions + monthly desktop downloads from talented creatives
A little about you:
Maybe you have serial wanderlust and explore the corners of the world full or part-time; perhaps you are a maker, using your hands to support a self-employed life; or you could simply be inspired by people doing things their own way. Hey, read enough stories about them, and perhaps you too, could make a small or a big change in your own life one day! It’s also more than likely that indie magazines, beautiful visual imagery, yoga and gratitude feature in your life to some extent.
A little about me:
I live in a slightly decaying flat in NW London with lots of natural light, crumbling walls, an overgrown field of a garden, a lovely boyfriend and an imaginary cat called Beans (he’s ginger + is very naughty. The cat, not the boyfriend).
I love stories. I have always devoured books and magazines, and now I love not only reading, but also sharing people’s stories. Because everyone has a story to tell and the more we hear each other’s stories, the more we understand each other. At least, that’s what I like to think…
Six years ago, with itchy feet I could no longer ignore, I moved to South Korea to teach English as a Foreign Language. It was an incredible (and occasionally insane) experience which then led to a year teaching in Vietnam, and eventually to an actual ‘career’ as an EFL Teacher. Believe me, I did not see that coming. I currently work full-time in a school up the road from my home. Yes, Londoners, I walk to work, thereby ‘living the London dream’.
INSPIRE + ENJOY: INSPIRATION FOR AN INDEPENDENT LIFE
If you’re curious about working together, please head over to my Portfolio page. My services include writing, PR + social media.
Have a wonderful day!