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
A Hobson’s choice: getting FIREd
Thomas Hobson
I don't know about you but sometimes I like it when decisions are made for me, or when there's only one choice: a Hobson's choice. It prevents over-analysis and regret. It means change versus never-ending pondering ... Read More
Existential intelligence: struggling with pointless office work
Existential intelligence
If my younger self could have looked ahead in time and seen what I'm doing now, how disappointed would I have been? It's safe to say that working in an office wasn't my dream. ... Read More
No motivation at work
no motivation at work
If you’ve arrived here thinking I'm going to outline a solution to having no motivation at work then you should turn back. I am not the solution. I am here to tell you that you have good reason to be unmotivated at work ... Read More
Pointless meetings: why office work is terrible
pointless meetings
My experience of a pointless meeting I attended and the thoughts that ran through my head while sitting there and losing the will to live ... Read More
Not fitting in
Not fitting in
As I've grown older, I've realised that I don't fit in. The feeling of not fitting in came about in the workplace but it's society as a whole. I'm definitely not normal but I'm not looking for sympathy. I don't want to fit in ... Read More
Living in Sri Lanka
Living in Sri Lanka
hing gives me more pause for thought than the idea of spending time in places with a lower cost of living than the UK. It’s not just about cost saving for me, there needs to nice weather, sandy beaches and good food. ... Read More
Quitting my job to travel
travel landscape
My thoughts on quitting my job to travel around the world ... Read More