I’m absolutely shattered! I think back in the days of embarking in this new world of ‘portfolio working’ I had a very different idea of flexible working i.e. that I’d have some spare time and if I didn’t want to work on a day I wouldn’t but in fact I don’t seem to have much […]Read More I’m not complaining but…
I’m sat here watching MasterChef after hosting a dinner party last night. Without doubt Pollen Street Social in London is my favourite restaurant ever; I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve been there – I adore Jason Atherton’s cooking and have been to all of his London restaurants. I have met him a […]Read More Adapting and Flexibility
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 […]Read More How Was Your Blue Monday?
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 […]Read More A Life ‘Changed’ Year
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
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 […]Read More A wobble and a straighten up
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