• Storm Henry Arrives in Oban and Brings a Rainbow

    After storm Gertrude battered the UK with wind, rain and snow, (winds of 105mph were recorded in Shetland), storm Henry wasn’t far behind. And he wasn’t to be outdone. Up here in Oban, on the west coast of Scotland, many ferry services heading to and from the surrounding islands were cancelled, with disruption to trains and […]

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  • Part-time Customer Support and Admin Assistant

    Position Summary Due to internal promotion, we’re looking for a part-time Customer Support and Admin Assistant to join our small but perfectly formed team in Oban. You’ll be required to provide administration and customer support for the online training providers Uncommon Knowledge for both the customer-focused side of the business at Hypnosis Downloads and the […]

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  • Ghostly stories and a fond farewell

    It was a sunny day in Oban when the UK-based Uncommon Knowledge team headed for the bright lights of Edinburgh. It was the start of a weekend away to celebrate the retirement of our editorial star and consultant Kathleen. Thankfully the weather followed us and we enjoyed a glorious weekend of clear skies, warmth and optimal photographic […]

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  • Tired Worker

    Common Working Practices We Don’t Follow

    I’m sure I’m not alone in thinking it’s unhealthy that sending work emails at 9pm has become normal.

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  • Mark and Rebekah

    A visit from our American translator

    San Digeo based Rebekah came and visited us in Scotland for a snowy few days of fun.

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