It only takes a few hours a week in an office for me to be reminded of the vibe of Christmas at work. During the first week of December the real enthusiast brings in a box of Quality Street or a few mince pies. Once the tinsel is put around the computer screen it is … Continue reading Spirit of office christmas
I finished with paid employment 12 months ago and have been celebrating the anniversary this week by starting a couple of volunteering opportunities. Up to now I've avoided the idea of volunteering - mainly because people kept asking me what I was going to do with my time and the rebel in me decided that … Continue reading What are they thinking?
On my way home after my Zumba class I sometimes stop off for lunch at a local café. I tend to get in before the 'dinner rush' and manage to find a table to myself. I order Earl Grey tea and whatever I fancy eating that day. It then fills up with groups of women … Continue reading Tea for one
I am getting a new car which will be insured in my name. For the past few years we have had a car which was registered in my husband's name and I was a named driver on his insurance. This new car will be in my name, I will hold the insurance with my husband … Continue reading My new job title
I am motivated to write after reading an article in the Guardian today (16th Jan 2017) about older people in West Somerset who seem unable to retire. It also chimed with something said at one of my yoga classes last week about having an aim - the assumption being no-one wants to be aimless. I … Continue reading Aimlessness can be a good thing