After a week off from Makeover Monday due to my endless search to find my first graduate job, I have now Graduated from Birmingham City University with a solid 2:1 degree in BA (Hons) - Media and Communication (Journalism). The perfect start to a week that has been full of positives and learning curves that … Continue reading Makeover Monday Week 26 – Iterate, Iterate, Iterate
I must say this week's Makeover Monday dataset was something I never expected as it was on data from The Tate Collection. As the data was focusing on how much of the collection was owned by Joseph Mallord William Turner, it was a logical decision to focus my entry this around the topic. But firstly, … Continue reading Makeover Monday Week 24 – The Tate Collection – Turner or Not Turner?
I cannot believe its been six months since I first started enhancing my data visualisation skills by using Tableau on the 1st January 2017 and it has changed my life. As a Data Journalist for a few years, I had relied on infogr.am to generate my visualisations for my stories, but it was not until … Continue reading The benefits of Makeover Monday for a Tableau learner
This week's Makeover Monday was very different to past Makeover Monday entries as this will be the last entry before I head off to Portugal for a week in the Algarve for some sun and relaxation. How lovely! In terms of the background for Makeover Monday Week 20, entrants could decide on doing a Makeover … Continue reading Makeover Monday Week 20 – Youth Employment in South American Countries
To be honest, this last month has been extremely busy with finishing and handing in my dissertation and project so I have not been vizzing a lot as of late. Hopefully, I can redeem myself for a lost month of vizzing with this week's Makeover Monday. As Eva Murray was in Australia, the visualisation that … Continue reading Makeover Monday: Week 18: Let’s hop on a Sydney Ferry!
For many years, I used to be very closed about the fact that I was on the autistic spectrum. From the age of three, I was diagnosed by a Doctor as having Asperger's Syndrome, which is a mild form of autism, which affects the way I interact and create relationships around me whether that is … Continue reading Asperger’s is not a barrier, it’s who I am
I must be honest with myself after turning 21 last week, I had a bad week, full of overthinking and making silly mistakes and being unsuccessful with The Data School 6 application. It would have been very easy to put two months of Tableau learning aside and forget about it, but its made me more … Continue reading Learning through doing – Picking yourself back up in Tableau