Without doubt this feels like the most productive week I’ve had since resigning from my job last June. I think it’s safe to say that despite my rather calm comments about my finances in my last blog I was really starting to panic in mid January; and it was rather fortuitous that I got an […]Read More One Thing At A Time And The Rest Will Follow
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 […]Read More It’s My Resignation Anniversary!
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 […]Read More Ever Felt in Limbo?
How are you all doing with your New Year’s Resolutions? What’s on your list? To get fitter? To stop smoking? Have a great holiday? Change your career? (I can highly recommend!). Did you write them down, or for the more tech savvy of you pop it into your ‘Notes’ on your iphone? That’s what I’d […]Read More The Honeymoon is Over: Time to Focus
I’ve had an incredibly busy few weeks and feel like I haven’t blogged for some time. Delighted to have sat the French Wine Scholar exam a couple of weeks ago – it’s the culmination not just of nine or so weeks of study but it also feels like a natural ‘end’ to the six months […]Read More Time to actually uncork the finer things
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 […]Read More Likes and Challenges
There are two questions that hack me off more than anything. 1) Are you dating ‘yet’? 2) Are you ‘still’ single? As if being Solo (I prefer Solo to the demeaning single) is a bad thing and that to live your life to its fullest you have to have another half attached to you. Now […]Read More Going Solo