Chef-Wife Life

So, before I start this off properly, I am aware that the target audience for this may be niche. But some of you may be able to relate if, you have significant others that work long hours, have crazy passion for their job or work away a lot! This is not a "woe is me"... Continue Reading →

You, me and assumptions

My first office job was at a university, and it's an environment I've felt at home in ever since. There were many things I learnt in that job, but one important life lesson came from an extremely kind academic who taught on the leisure and tourism courses. We were discussing data collection for timetabling and,... Continue Reading →

I should have known

I should have known that getting older would bring wisdom. I guess it just didn't quite manifest in the way I thought it would, so I never saw it coming. People a lot younger than me are still better at putting so much of it into words though. I should have known that she'd dump... Continue Reading →

The view from a career crossroads

Five years ago today, I published a blog post about starting a part-time Master's course. A lot has happened since then and I've, understandably, been spending some of my time post-graduation looking at how this qualification could lead me to a new career path. After finishing my first degree, I had absolutely no idea what... Continue Reading →

Review: Classes at the School of Life

Back in 2010, I went along to a class at The School of Life and spent an evening pondering what types of work I would enjoy. It was interesting focusing on tasks, workplace environments and types of careers in a way that I hadn't done since school - looking at what might be fulfilling rather... Continue Reading →

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