Aileen Quinn


Freelance copywriter, content maker, blogger, playwright.

On Doing and Being · By Aileen Quinn

There is a lot to be afraid of at the moment. Sickness, loss, financial crises, isolation. Strangely, though, when I examine myself, my immediate fear is none of these things. The thing that makes my stomach lurch is the thought that I won't achieve anything, that I won't be productive, that I'm doing this all wrong.

The (mal)Contented Mother
In The Night Garden: 10 things we're all thinking (aren't we?)

I don't about you, but in our household each day is rounded off by sitting down to watch the much loved, and frankly bizarre, children's TV phenomenon that is In the Night Garden. Most of the time I find it oddly charming. In fact, I am generally ever-indebted to CBeebies for providing a stream of ad-free, colourful programmes...

Other Shores magazine
Barbados in a Weekend

Travel article on spending a weekend in Barbados for the Inspiring Travel Company's brand magazine.

Bien Venue
Meet our Client Director: a Q&A with Kerry Edwards - Bien Venue

Back in December shared a Q&A with our Director, Sam Elliott, to give you an insight into our management team. Next up, it's our Client Director, Kerry, who is in the hot seat! I act as the main point of contact for Bien Venue's clients.

Other Shores magazine
Travel News

A 4-page round-up style piece on luxury travel news for the Inspiring Travel Company's brand magazine.

Bien Venue
How to survive the Christmas party season! - Bien Venue Events

Top tips from events professionals on how to survive the Christmas party season. Keep the fun coming as you negotiate the many parties, meals and corporate events in your diary this December! Bien Venue ltd are a boutique events agency with business worldwide.

5 Honeymoon trips for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past 48 hours you've probably heard the exciting royal news: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced their engagement. With a wedding planned for spring 2018, we imagine the happy couple's thoughts will be turning to honeymoon locations any time now.

Inspiring Travel Company
COMO Hotels & Resorts

An ebrochure produced for the COMO Hotels & Resorts group showcasing their signature properties and communicating the brand's identity.

Guest post: 'In the Club' - what were your antenatal classes like? |

The BBC's new drama In the Club aired last night, and apparently it's 'Call the Midwife for the Mumsnet generation' - but did you recognise its depiction of antenatal classes? The programme must show that the relationships between mothers-to-be are about more than shared circumstances, argues MN blogger Aileen Few.

Pippa Goss Soprano
Biography - Pippa Goss Soprano

With her high soprano register and light tone, Pippa Goss is equally at home on the opera stage as she is on the concert platform. Highly experienced in and familiar with the Baroque and Classical canon, she is often performing Bach, Handel and Mozart.

How to run a workshop

Workshops are a great way to help people engage with big issues and work together. If you have a well thought out plan and feel confident then nothing should stop your workshop being a great success! Get support If you've never done something like this before, or you're just a bit busy, don't feel you have to do it all alone.