Minimalist Packing List


Becoming a freelancer gave me the freedom to make some big changes to how and where I live my life. Here’s my story. In case you didn’t know, minimalism is kind of a thing these days. Just as the digital nomad movement is making waves, so is minimalism. People are catching on to…

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Introducing Hoxby Associate, Niki Shefras


My career has been a rather diverse and unusual one; I ran exquisite, fine dining restaurants in the Caribbean for many years, before moving back to Europe where I organised pre-season training camps and international friendlies for top tier soccer teams. I moved back to the UK a few years ago and recently set up…

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Introducing PR & Marketing Associate, Andrea Sexton

#LoveWhatYouDo Series

My general theme is helping businesses, brands and their people sell more of their ‘stuff’ and build a great reputation through PR and copywriting. How did you figure out that this was what you wanted to do? It found me 🙂 My Mum was a writer – in…

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Why I chose freelancing over a traditional job

A thought-provoking story about balancing a career and a life-threatening illness

Joan Didion writes in her critically acclaimed book, The Year of Magical Thinking, that, “life changes in an instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it changes”. I won’t say that my life changed in the instant I was told I had breast cancer at 26 years old,…

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200 years of 9-5

Why it’s time to say goodbye to the eight-hour work day

Well, we’ve made it: two hundred years of the eight-hour working day. We’ve been putting in our one-third since 1817. Well done everyone! A lot has changed in that time and if you take a look at the working world two centuries ago, you really start to get a new appreciation…

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Introducing Jess Spiers’ Workstyle

What's Your #Workstyle? Hoxby Story Series

This series takes a deeper look into the unique workstyles of some of our amazing Associates here at The Hoxby Collective. Meet Jess, she lives in Suffolk with her husband, son, and daughter. She splits her time between her kids, her freelance editorial work and catching up with family and friends. ———…

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Introducing Hoxby Associate & Partner, Fiona Chow

#LoveWhatYouDo Series

Ever wondered why our Associates just seem so god damn happy? It’s because they love what they do! To celebrate this we have launched our #lovewhatyoudo blog series sharing the unique stories of some of our amazing team. Each of our Associates has a different story – they have all had a variety of…

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“Don’t quit your day dream”

Living the life of a writer in New York

One year ago, on not much more than a whim, I packed in my day job and decided it was time to ‘follow my dream’ of becoming a writer. That year was a roller coaster of ups and downs, and then I found The Hoxby Collective and the…

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