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?
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?
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
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
Last night I headed back into The City to have dinner with an old work friend. I arrived at London Bridge station around 5.30pm and I walked straight into ‘Commuter Hell’. Now of course up until the end of June I was also that Commuter. (Caps C is intentional – I feel they need to […]Read More Who is walking the wrong way?