How many hours have you spent dreaming about how much better your life would be if only you lived elsewhere? Your relationship would be incredible, your kids would be better behaved, you would be the advert-perfect wife and mum. Countless hours I’m guessing. Well I’m here to burst your bubble. I live in paradise and the grass isn’t greener here than in London.… Read more
One of the biggest reasons that people get stuck in the decision-making process is due to the crippling fear of making the wrong decision. If this is the case for you, let me tell you one of my decision-making stories…
10 years ago, I was 30 years old. I had just moved into my forever home – a house we’d had built, and that I’d seen transform from architect’s plans and an empty field into the home of my dreams: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, huge fireplace, a kitchen we’d designed down to the last cm, a lovely garden with a mountain view, a swimming pool in the garden.… Read more
I accidentally moved to France in 1998, straight after graduating, and I had some seriously weird and wonderful work experiences in the following 12 years of living on the French Riviera. So many people have told me I should share these crazy French jobs on the blog so here goes….
Crazy work experience in France Number 1:
The one where I got paid £2 an hour to clean up vomit
My first job in France was waitressing in a bar in Nice for two consecutive summers (pre and post final year at university).… Read more
When we were children we told our parents and teachers that when we grew up we wanted to be astronauts, pilots, deep sea divers and more. The world really was our oyster.
As teenagers these dreams changed to footballers, actors, dancers, singers, doctors, vets, chefs and yet more.… Read more
For those avid followers of this blog you’ll know that I recently resigned from my full time job as an Account Director at a central London digital marketing agency, in favour of retraining as a full time childminder, in order to be around for my daughters (aged 6 years and 10 months).… Read more
You know the way there is a traditional path of life that’s all laid out for us?
Birth > school > university > good job > marriage > mortgage > kids > retirement > death
Well what happens when you don’t want to take the Traditional Path of Life? I explore this subject in today’s Facebook Live Video.… Read more