Written by Shan. London, UK. shannyblues@gmail.com. 

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My Story

I'm that rare unicorn that possesses both strategic and creative thinking.

I honed my storytelling skills over the last decade working in journalism, marketing and advertising.

Hi! I'm Shan.

Stories have always been my companion and my creative outlet. 

 

First I wrote stories for newspapers –  everyday people stories - the joyful, the trivial and the tragic. Then, I wrote stories online - travel stories, business stories and...stories about stories. 

 

Next, I moved on to brand stories. As an agency copywriter and brand strategist working with some of the world's largest FMCG brands, my purpose was to connect people to products. 

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Along the way, I discovered a few things. I have a strong strategic mind and can see how all the pieces of a story need to fit together. I have a big heart. I love working with brands that do good in the world. I'm an ideas woman. I thrive on watching them breed and grow. I work fast and furiously. 

 

In 2018, myself and my husband decided to leave South Africa and seek out a new adventures in London.

 

You  can read more about our travels and my thoughts on life on my blog.  

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