“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life”

Welcome to life after the daily grind

I have recently escaped the rat race, where my days were filled with email, politics and pointless meetings. This blog documents my thoughts and activities post daily grind. It’s partly FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) and partly me writing about anything I find interesting. If you enjoy what I write, sign up for my email or drop by once a month to see what’s new.





Routine kills a man
Routine kills a man
I’m confident that humans aren't wired for routine. Routine irks us. My opinion is based on observations of previous coworkers, many people I know and personal experience. And I'm willing to bet that you struggle with routine too. ... Read More
We all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinion than our own
Falling off a surfboard
While practising on a beach break recently and doing an excellent job of falling off my surfboard, there was a point when I looked up to where the sun dwellers lounged and I thought to myself, I bet they're looking at me ... Read More
Living without purpose
Living without purpose
Nothing makes you feel more alive than when you’re trying to stay alive. I can only imagine what it was like living as a hunter gather. One thing I’m sure of is that it was more interesting than the drudgery of 9-5 ... Read More

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