City Life: The Love/Hate Relationship

Originally from a town of  several thousand you can see why I may feel like a fish out of water here in London. Living in the UK’s capital for 2 years now has taught me alot about other people and alot about myself. But I’ll save that for another time, here are some reasons why…

Best and Worst Christmas Decorated Offices

What’s going on here? Bunch of Scrooges. Cute. Which way is up? Christmas or taxidermy? OK. Yaaassss, picture + frame combo. I’m not going in. You can’t make me. Someone has too much time on their hands, obviously. Perfect. Haha love this. Does your workplace match any of these above?

Poem: A Job Is A Job

Knees buckled beneath me. Feet gnarled, toes curled. The whole world’s up against me. Yet still I spin, I twirl.   Counting pennies until it defeats me. I’m sedated by my lost dreams. It seems the past always repeats me, A path of unraveling seams.   Whispered regrets always greet me. My childhood career was…

Poem – Money

Money, It slips through my fingers, Like slithers of bottle-green seaweed submitting to gravity.   I chase it every day, But yet I still feel drowned at its mercy. I am submerged. Will anyone take mercy?   Celebrities live a life of luxury, Yet still, some show signs of misery. If more money is all…

Career Change?: 7 Books You Need To Read

The 7 best books to inspire and guide you through career change Making the decision to change career paths is no walk in the park. I myself have found structure and strategy  in making career decisions through a range of literary sources. Below are 7 books I would best recommend to anyone who, like myself…

5 Extraordinary Jobs That I Never Knew Existed

If you thought working 9 to 5 was all about number crunching and pencil pushing think again: Certified Seat Filler Empty seats at some of the biggest events in TV are an absolute no no so random people may actually be paid to make up the numbers. My question is – how the hell can…

Why Being An Adult Isn’t Fun

Gone are the days when finger painting and daytime naps were as common as the cold. Instead , replaced by finger tapping and continuous bouts of the common cold! If only we knew as tiny humans, the pure agony that lay before us in the adult world. Let me list just a few for you:…

5 Overrated Creative Jobs (Plus Alternatives)

Travel Writer: picture sipping martini’s on the coast of Mexico, you do the odd bit of typing up here and there but all in all the job is a doss about. Most of your time is spent chatting up the coastguard and asking locals where the best restaurants are. Or do you? Perhaps instead you’re…

How NOT To Get Hired

What’s a job if it isn’t but the only way to make some money so we can afford to feed our scrawny selves in hope of keeping up appearances enough to attract some other average being to spawn with so to carry on our everlasting dreams of immortality. So, maybe the above is  a bit…

No Good, Bad And Ugly Work Habits

As creatures of habit we therefore succumb to many repetitive behaviours we wish we hadn’t! As I wallow in this thought and share them in writing by teaming up with Go Think Big, I suddenly remember,  my annoying colleague wants another tea, no sugar. So whilst I brew the perfect cuppa, why don’t you have…