I didn’t think this through

July 2, 2019
Regular readers of the blog will know that I like to lead what some might consider to be, an unconventional life. Well, I’m pushing convention to the limit this month as I embark on something that could either be...
that'll do

That’ll Do Won’t Do

June 3, 2019
How many times have you said to yourself, “Oh that’ll do!” about something. It might have been about your dinner after looking into a bare fridge and opting for toast. It might have been what you told yourself after...
change

Is Change Good?

April 22, 2019
An old boss of mine regularly made the bold claim that “Change is good.” At the time I was working in recruitment, a notoriously fickle industry and in a company with high staff turnover. Every time someone left, (which...
what's their problem?!

What’s their problem?!

May 9, 2018
What’s their problem?! Familiar words often spoken about the family member who snaps for no reason, the work colleague who is always ready with a passive aggressive dig or the friend who is always in a bad mood. What’s...

Life Changer

April 25, 2018
Six months ago, my life was completely different. I was working in learning and development for a welfare to work company, travelling the UK spending on average three nights a week away from home. I was doing something I...

Time for a change?

April 4, 2018
If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you’ve always got. It’s an oldy but a goody. If something isn’t going right or if you’re not getting the results you want but you don’t...
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Valentines Day

February 10, 2018
I always thought valentines was a bit of a wanky concept. It started at secondary school when the teachers arranged an anonymous love hearts and cards exchange. I didn’t get anything and I wasn’t alone as most of the...
Community

Community isn’t just for old people

February 7, 2018
In my 20’s I thought community was a cringey concept exclusive to “old people”. Honestly, who really wants the Coronation Street / Eastenders type interaction with their neighbours where they’re constantly sticking their oar in your business? Community just...