#MyDeskView: Caitlin Galer-Unti, Freelance Writer

 

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Show us a picture of your workspace and tell us about it.

My desk doesn’t have a lot on it because I find it very distracting having lots of things on my desk, so each item I have is carefully chosen. The most important items: my laptop, a TV that came with my flat which I use as an external monitor and my diary, which is on a holder I got from my great aunt (it must be fifty years old but is still in perfect condition!). I’ve also got some pens and pencils in a mug my friends gave me before I moved to Barcelona (so it makes me happy every time I see it) and a coaster for coffee, which I always need. Read More

#MyDeskView: Rhiannon Robertson, Freelance Copywriter

Show us a picture of your workspace and tell us about it.

My workspace changes often, depending on my circumstances and where I am in the world. It could be a cafe, a co-working space, a hotel room, or occasionally poolside. At the moment I’m back home in England staying with my parents, so my current workspace looks like this:

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What kind of freelance work do you do, and what made you decide to do it?

I’m a freelance copywriter, so I craft content in the style and tone of voice that fit the specific brand. I work with various clients (but mostly within the travel industry), from luxury hotels and tour companies to expat groups and hostels. Read More

Working While You’re Travelling: Keeping Clients Happy

Hi, it’s Scar, Director here at Bohemiacademia and freelancer since 2001. I originally posted this article on my personal blog, jeviscachee.com, in 2015. Since then I’ve stopped travelling so much, but it still contains useful tips if you’re living the location-independent lifestyle, so read on if you’re a wannabe digital nomad… 


I think I always knew I wasn’t cut out for a 9-to-5 job behind a desk at someone else’s office. I did it for a while anyway, spending several years climbing the corporate ladder in an advertising agency before I realised that the nagging feeling that I was missing out on life just wouldn’t go away.

So I left to work for myself instead. So far, so normal: the freelance life is one that people seem to be choosing more and more, and in that respect, I was one of many.

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