It’s My Resignation Anniversary!

For Christmas 2017 my friend Michelle bought me a ‘five-year-diary’ which exactly as it sounds is a diary that you capture just the important things in one or two sentences over five years – I write in it faithfully. As I have moved onto ‘Year 2’ I’m now seeing the equivalent of ‘Facebook Memories’ but […]

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Ever Felt in Limbo?

It’s been an odd couple of weeks… At the start of January – as readers of this blog will know – I spent a few days creating my extensive plans for 2019 of which one was around career and finance with the aim of ‘to earn the amount of money I need to live and […]

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How Was Your Blue Monday?

Yesterday was ‘Blue Monday’ – apparently it’s officially the worst day of the year. Pay day is still a week away; the week before was ‘Quitter’s Day’ the alleged official day when most people give up on their resolutions; a number of people are doing Dry January or Veganuary and that’s starting to take its […]

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A Life ‘Changed’ Year

WOAH!! 2018 – where did you go?! Oh I know – you quit your safe job and went to France for the summer, got your first job in the wine industry, took a French Wine Scholar course and exam (awaiting results) and got yourself a 20% loyalty discount card at your local pub. WINNING! I’d […]

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A wobble and a straighten up

Last night was the final class of the French Wine Scholar programme – a course I’ve been enjoying since October. Maybe even a bit earlier as I took the work book on my travels around France with the hope that seeing the places in situ would aid my studying – which to a good degree […]

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Likes and Challenges

I woke up this morning and just thought ‘Nah! I have no inclination whatsoever to look at, let alone do anything off my to-do list’. Before I quit my job in June my biggest fear was that I would end up sleeping in and watching daytime tv. Ha – no chance. It’s gone completely the […]

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In Rex’s Eyes

You know this trip isn’t just my trip right? It’s also Rex’s. I often wonder what it must be like for him and as he’s documented this trip via his Twitter account @Rex_Collie I thought I’d share a taste of the tour from his perspective. Sometime earlier this year… Every day Humum leaves home early […]

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