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I Want To Be… A Background Actor!

Making movies is glamorous, fun & easy… right?! Well, that’s what people would have you believe, but it’s not necessarily the truth! I recently spoke to Ashley about her experiences as a background actor, & thought her answers were so interesting! I never knew you could earn a living as a background actor, & though […]

I Want To Be… A Lifestreamer!

Jessica & Kelly. Jessica Mullen’s career path is purely her own: she’s a lifestreamer! What is lifestreaming? It’s an ongoing record of your life, stored online & made accessible to anyone who might be interested. You might be surprised to hear that it’s also a legitimate way of making a living. (I know I was!) […]

I Want To Be… Part Of An Evil Illustrator Duo!

One morning, this email materialised in front of my eyes… I’d love to share with you (and others) what I do. My boyfriend and I are storytellers. We both work together to achieve the illustrations attached. We came from the world of soul-sucking advertising. After a few years, we both quit our jobs and moved […]

I Want To Be… A Mother!

When Sayward Rebhal of Bonzai Aphrodite emailed me about my careers series, & said that she wanted to contribute her thoughts on being a mother, I was so excited! She summed it up wonderfully when she said, “I know, I know. It’s a departure from what you normally cover. But I really feel like as […]

I Want To Be… A Travel Writer!

Travel writing — for many it may sound like a dream job, but it comes with its own challenges! Enter Kristin Luna, travel writer & truth-teller! She was kind enough to answer some of my questions about what it really means to be a travel writer, & you might be surprised at what you read! […]

I Want To Be… A Crochet Queen!

I can’t tell you how excited I was to get an email from Twinkie Chan, offering herself up on the sacrificial platter for my I Want To Be… careers series! Twinkie’s business is totally unique & since having established herself as an independent designer, she’s now making steps towards expanding into mass-production! She was kind […]

I Want To Be… A Rock Star!

Hello, I am a bassist in a band called Los Campesinos! who are currently on tour in the good old america, we recently sold out two nights at The Williamsburg Hall of Music and I think my job is pretty cool and interesting, letting me tour all over the world, play a instrument and meet […]

I Want To Be… A Sex Journalist!

I’m delighted to bring back my much-beloved I Want To Be… careers series! It was a massive success, & an excellent way of disseminating real, practical career advice from people who are in the industry. (Hint: click the I Want To Be… tag for all the other interviews!) Shockingly, I had actually forgotten all about […]

I Want To Be… A Hoop Dance Teacher!

Deanne came into my life almost two years ago, & has rocked it to the core with her love, support, insight & ideas! As well as owning Tokyomade — one of my very first advertisers! — she also introduced me to raw food, one of the things that I really believe has super-charged my life! […]

I Want To Be… A Dominatrix!

So, I have this friend. She’s gorgeous, hilarious, intimidatingly intelligent… & also works as a dominatrix. Since she doesn’t really want to be “out to Google”, I can’t tell you much more about her, but I can tell you that I am really excited & delighted to present you with the following interview (which I […]

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