Cymraes o'r gogledd, bilingual copywriter, digital marketer, Welsh translator, Facebook advertising specialist, nonfiction writer and inexplicable beatboxer.
Memes and how to keep a cactus alive for two days (don't ask me about three).
Keeping my cactus alive for longer than two days.
'Follow your dreams', which I DID and I am now the proud owner of a small hoover called Gibby.
The cashier at Spar who always offers me a free copy of The Sun despite me constantly turning her down - you gotta admire such perseverance in this day and age.
I can skydive without a parachute. But only once.
Skydive instructor - briefly.
A disturbing amount of Titanic trivia (both film and actual maritime disaster).
How to beatbox.
That GIF of a bin lorry trying to pick up a wheelie bin but accidentally sending it flying across the street. Gets me every time.
Mared’s CreativeMornings activity
Here's my advice: don't panic. Develop some good habits. Say no when you need to. And smile!
When you get older, people assume you know what you're doing - but we're all still deciding what we want to be when we grow up!
Creative people should connect with schools because it's important for schools to value creativity and see that there is a place for it in the real world.
It's important that we're connected with where we came from.
I decided to go freelance, which was like standing at the top of a swimming pool and diving without knowing if there was any water in there. Luckily, there was!
You meet people who have the key to the next step in your life, but what you do with that key is up to you.
Stop creating excuses for yourselves. Don't ever allow anyone to interrupt your journey, to disturb your passion and take away what you love to do.
Word began to spread, and our audience became our megaphone.
At that point I decided to let no one interrupt my journey.
Presumptions of our circles can turn into taboos, and we need to fight them.
There's a lot of coding agencies out there and you have to make yourself different - so I thought to myself, "Why don't we start teaching people how to code?" And that morning, that's what we did.
You have to have trust in yourself, God, the universe, whatever you want to trust in, that whatever you're doing is right for you. Otherwise, you'll be going into it halfheartedly.
Creating and sharing what you love attracts similar people and situations.
"Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny." - C.S. Lewis
Whatever situation you're going into, your mindset defines the outcome in the end.