A Social Media – Existential Crisis…

So today I woke up with a desire to write. I mean, I live with the dull ache to write, everyday.  Ayesha, why aren't you writing that book? Leave Twitter and Tumblr and Pinterest and LinkedIn and Charms of a Dandizette alone - stop digitising and just put pen to paper and write that book. OK, so I am not putting pen to paper now either and I have turned to Wordpress to pour out my soul this morning. But the beautiful thing about this digital world, which, ironically, is heavily dependent upon one of the greatest elements of the human condition, is how simple it is to share and self express. I am not talking about the over sharers whose only dealings with social media is to put cringe worthy or tasteless narcissistic posts on Facebook. I am talking about artists and illustrators, poets and playwrights, the - creatives that use social media as a tool to offload, as...
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Happy Blogging – Inspired by Nicola Formichetti

Inspired by Nicola Formichetti - Elle Collections Magazine Winter 2011 For the millions of fashion bloggers out there, many of us remain in a sea of anonymity – waiting for a success that might resemble the likes of Scott Schuman, Tommy Ton, Susie Bubble, Byran Boy and the steadily rising number of bloggers that are surfacing into the mainstream. Those that have avoided the digital haze will understand little about those of us who have become digitally dazed as a profession. We've had to develop our digital skills and our digital marketing techniques at the same pace as the ever advancing digital technologies that update, reinvent and innovate just to be able to showcase whatever our initial talent might be, that ultimately led us to blog in the first place. Members of the digitally dazed may frequently come face to face with a lack of understanding, which often leads to the profession being underestimated or scoffed at. In all honesty, before embarking...
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