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Freelance As F

37 EpisodesProduced by Ewan BrockWebsite

A tongue in cheek, realistic appraisal of freelance life, not the romanticized weird stuff that people throw around.

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Episode 37 - Treat Freelance As a 9-5

October 31st, 2019


Oooo! Controversial!! Let’s See what your two good friends have to say about this!! We’re very sorry we’ve been away for a little while!! Please forgive us!! We’ve been very busy working!

In today's episode we discuss …

Episode 36 - Inktober

October 1st, 2019


You know the drill! Two freelancers, talking about anything but what the name of the episode is. Good luck to everyone taking part in Inktober this year ( ). Big shout out to baby Jesus and …

Episode 35 - Burnout

September 24th, 2019


Expert freelance extraordinaires Ollie and Ewan are BACK BAYBEE!!! We chit-chat about burnout, when we've experienced it and how we've battled it. You will also know by now that we talked about A LOOOOT of other stuff …

Episode 34 - Oppurtunities

September 18th, 2019


In todays episode Ewan and Ollie chat about the very many oppurtunities that may (or may not) become available to those that pursue the freelance lifestlyle! It's not all doom and gloom you know!! Most of the time!! ... …

Episode 33 - Holidays

September 10th, 2019


Cooee! Hi! Hello! Nice to see you again! Guess what's not very good when you're freelance? No!! Not "everything" silly! Holidays!!! Join your …

Episode 32 - Pricing

September 4th, 2019


Riding on from last weeks episode about "CLOYANTS" we try to spend almost an entire episode discussing pricing, knowing your worth, being confident in asking for fair recompense and being paid in mobile phones. Good …

Episode 31 - Clients

August 27th, 2019


Hello and welcome to another episode! Today Ollie and Ewan discuss all about clients. The good ones. The bad ones. The one's we'll never work with …

Episode 30 - Dwayne The Rock Johnson

August 20th, 2019


 We are BACK! Again! All the computers work! We issue a heartfelt apology. We withdraw it. We champion inspirational videos. We then decide to turn …

Episode 29 - Pets

August 13th, 2019


So sorry for the delay - Ewan's computer blew up - but guess what!? We're back and more irreverent than ever!! This week your favorite filthy freelancers talk about pets (not the terrible movie). Is it a good idea to …

Episode 28 - DTWYWTDTWI

July 16th, 2019


Hope you guys like the movie "The Karate Kid"!! In today's episode we do a COMPLETELY BRAND NEW and NEVER TALKED ABOUT BEFORE TOPIC!! Get ready to wax OFF while we wax ON about everything self employment / freelance!!
We …

Episode 27 - What is Freelance Worth?

July 9th, 2019


Hey!! Do you remember 2005's smash movie hit sensation "Kingdom of Heaven"?! 

.... No? Apparently, neither do we!!

We (Ewan Brock and Oliver Cuthbertson) have been freelancers for 7+ years and friends for even longer.

Episode 26 - Baby

July 2nd, 2019


WE'RE BACK! One of us is now a dad. Well both of us are... but one of us has a brand new bundle of joy. Let's see if we can make an episode about a baby being a little like a freelance career. This probably won't work - …

Episode 25 - Age / Parenthood + Freelancing

June 18th, 2019


Hello you lovely human bean! Today we're all over the place... the title looks like we mashed two episodes together into one because we rambled into a completely different topic of conversation! We'd never do something …

Episode 24 - Focus on One Thing to Completion

June 4th, 2019


Today we're listening to Ewan's builders focus on one thing to completion and Ollie loosing it with them. Enjoy!!

We (Ewan Brock and Oliver Cuthbertson) have been freelancers for 7+ years and friends for even longer.

Episode 23 - Walking the Dog

May 28th, 2019


Heyooo! Sorry for the delay - the boys were ill, busy and then (kinda) forgot to upload an episode. We're very professional and very sorry! But to make it up to you we have a real nice episode lined up for you all about …

Episode 22 - THE FEAR!!!

May 7th, 2019


Your best friends are talking about "THE FEAR!!!" and the quiet times that are associated with most freelancers that we know (ie, each other). …

Episode 21 - The Hunger Games

April 30th, 2019


This week the boys don their leather armor, grab a bow and arrows, a sword, a shotgun, some other junk including an old wacom tablet and discuss how …

Episode 20 - Poles Apart

April 23rd, 2019


 Would you prefer to live your life as a cat or an international hitman/woman? We also talk about Whoopi Goldberg and why no one really knows why …

Episode 19 - Impostor Syndrome

April 16th, 2019


 It's another great episode with your best freelance buds! We discuss whether it's ever OK to turn up to work hungover, Britney Spears.... we also …

Episode 18 - Specialize or Diversify

April 8th, 2019


Is it better to focus in on one specific thing when it comes to freelancing or are you better off trying your hand at a little bit of everything?

We talk about mutant farm animals and what the boys have done for the …

Episode 17 - Looking Back (would you still do it)

April 5th, 2019


We look back at our freelance careers and see if we would have done anything differently. We're jumping into time machines and heading back to …

Episode 16 - Stop doing stuff you hate

March 25th, 2019


This episode should probably be called "swallow your frog" or something to do with Will Smith's kids... or Steven Spielberg?! But no - in today's …

Episode 15 - Dark Days

March 19th, 2019


Having a tough time?? Seeing all these other people and their success stories, accolades and achievements? Feel like you're lagging just slightly …

Episode 14 - What to do when you don’t know what to do

March 11th, 2019


Yo! What up fellow freelance/self employed dude/dudette!! Today the boys talk about things you might want to do if you have no idea what you're supposed to be doing. There's a lot of talk of going to coffee shops, using …

Episode 13 - Routine

March 4th, 2019


Hey! Hi! Hello! Do you have a routine for work? Is it important to have one? Do the boys even get out of bed in the morning or are they just recording these podcasts in their pyjamas? Come hear all about Oliver's cat, …

Episode 12 - Social Media

February 25th, 2019


This week your favorite freelancers discuss social media and make analogies of climbing up a mountain, swimming up a mountain, skiing down a mountain and skiing up a mountain. Somehow they try to use these references to …

Episode 11 - The Pros and Cons

February 19th, 2019


Due to their VERY successful freelance careers Ollie and Ewan are a day late posting this episode up. Sowee!

This week we discuss the very many pros …

Episode 10 - The Mountain... AGAIN...

February 11th, 2019



Kind of like when Gandalf the Grey is sent back as Gandalf the White, this episode …

Episode 9.2 - The Mountain

February 4th, 2019


*** RIP Episode 9.1 ***

You were a thing of beauty. But you weren't destined for this cruel world.

Yet again, misadventures in technology have led …

Episode 8 - I Need Someone To Do My Logo…

January 28th, 2019


... but I don't have any money?

In today's episode the boys are back and they're MAD!!! Should you ever work for free? They discuss the dreaded topic …

Episode 7 - Why Start a Podcast!?

January 21st, 2019


Someone thought it'd be "funny" to have a VERY small, VERY professional glass of wine before recording the podcast today. I mean, honestly - this episode is a bit of a disaster. Enjoy.

We (Ewan Brock and Oliver …

Episode 6 - How To Survive A Dry Spell

January 14th, 2019


The dreaded dry spell! Your favorite freelancers talk about irrigation, nuts and swearing at minors in this weeks episode. We're very professional …

Episode 5 - New Year's Resolutions

January 7th, 2019


Happy New Year guys!! In this episode Ewan and Ollie attempt to plan their freelance resolutions for the coming year!

We (Ewan Brock and Oliver …

Episode 4 - Perfect is the Enemy of Done

December 31st, 2018


Heyoooo! It's ya bois, Ewan and very special guest, Ollie! In this episode we talk about how being too precious about things can stifle creativity... …

Episode 3 - Five Year Plan

December 24th, 2018


Still recovering from a friends wedding, the boys discuss having 5 year plans but only planning 3 of the 5 years and doing so over the course of 30 seconds.

We (Ewan Brock and Oliver Cuthbertson) have been freelancers …

Episode 2 - Fake It Till You Make It

December 17th, 2018


We're back and we're here to talk about being a cat and making yourself look bigger, riding horses in movies, eating baked beans and exporting sushi to the North of England.

We (Ewan Brock and Oliver Cuthbertson) have …

Episode 1 - Procrastination Monster

December 11th, 2018


Hello and welcome to the first ever episode of Freelance as F!!

We (Ewan Brock and Oliver Cuthbertson) have been freelancers for 7+ years and friends for even longer.

Come and join us for an informal chat about all things …

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