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Charley Speakes

Quietly shouting in a world of noise – exposing a nerve.

Are you a be-er or a do-er? It's something I have never been sure which I am. I have a feeling I am much more a be-er. I can sit and stare into space for ages, I can sit and... Continue Reading →

Death of the High Street

The internet is destroying civilisation as we know it.Just heard today that another major store in my town is closing down. I find this quite heartbreaking. We recently lost our Marks and Spencers, not that I bought much there but... Continue Reading →

Just Saying

Taking Back Control (of my social media)

So I had really good intentions for the beginning of the year to stop myself using social media quite so much, I calculated in the end that effectively I lost a day a week to social media, sounds ridiculous doesn't... Continue Reading →

Breaking Up With My Devices

I know me and mine decided to watch it. We went for a meal. I started thinking about it at the end of the week and had absolutely no idea whether or not

The X Factor CV

As someone involved in recruitment I have noticed a really interesting trend.  I’d be really interested in what other recruiters think to this. It’s what I call the X factor generation application.  It has got to the point I can... Continue Reading →

Trolls – How do you deal with them?

What can you do about trolls? I am being trolled at the moment and am not completely sure what to do. I share admin responsibilities of a FaceBook group (I have mentioned before). A week or so ago, I deleted... Continue Reading →

Shut the Internet Down

How long have you been using the internet? Has it changed in that time? Leave a comment, I'm really interested. At the end is a link to something that has just come up on the BBC that really underlines this... Continue Reading →

Taking Back Control – One Week Down

8th March - One week gone. Failed twice but succeeded twelve times 😉 Have done a whole week of only vegetarian and no alcohol EXCEPT Friday, when the lovely one wanted to cook meat, and so decided to slightly changed... Continue Reading →

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