Susi Castle

France | Germany | Japan | UK

Week 2.1

I’ve been thinking a lot this week about reviews and customer service. At the end of every Guilty Feminist podcast Deborah Frances-White and her co-presenter take it in turns to ask the audience to rate their podcast, the joke being that DF-W always tells people to give it five stars and the co-presenter will say… Continue reading

Week 1.2

How To Be A Charismatic Woman In A Man’s World On January 21 2017 Susi bumped into Deborah Frances-White on the Women’s March. She’d seen the Guilty Feminist flag flying over marchers’ heads and gradually ended up near the group. She hadn’t seen a photo of Deborah before but as soon as Susi heard that distinctive voice… Continue reading

Week 1.1

I started this job in May 2016. My role has grown in the last 329 days. From social media and website updates to more and more content marketing. Checking press releases. Writing articles. Creating email campaigns. Now I find myself thinking ‘How can I improve? How can I develop my style? How can I learn… Continue reading

Resilience – what I’m thinking about

JET Programme skills: Paraphrasing Teach First’s Gamble at the 2014 #JETAAUK Career’s Forum. Buying my first car and car insurance in Japanese; falling ill with no-one around to help; negotiating credit card applications: resilience was just one of many things I developed in Japan. Image https://flic.kr/p/dq6ofP