These people are all known to me and recommended by me for various services.
Painting and decorating in Birmingham and the Black Country – contact Terry Edgington. I would not have anyone else paint anything in my house!
Want to hold a meeting, event or reception at a stunning venue in leafy Edgbaston? Have a look at what Venue Birmingham have to offer.
Pro Photography take great portraits as well as advertising images and deliver all the other photographic services you’d expect, to a very high standard.
If you’re looking for German to English translation, especially of technical documents, I recommend Sian Edwards.
Need a Virtual Assistant to parachute into your office and sort out your admin needs? I recommend Bernadette Jones at first4admin
Silicon Bullet – great personalised IT consultancy and business systems support including SAGE products
For websites and other online design, I can recommend Nathan Littleton at Future Visions
Recognition Express – branded promotional goods and design
Sam Wall Design & Illustration – book covers, logos, bookmarks, business cards…
Writers, especially fiction writers, should all look at the great advice on both writing and marketing on Joanna Penn’s website.
Thinking of self-publishing your book? Talk to YouCaxton who offer Print-on-Demand services; better value than printing thousands of copies.
Artisans In The Hills – an online gallery of lovely things
LUCIA – the charity I support with my running sponsorship – I also help with their admin. LUCIA support women and girls in Ethiopia.
Contact me if you’d like to know about proofreading in languages other than English.