WHY I QUIT MY JOB

WHY I QUIT MY JOB

So this is it, the day has finally arrived!  Four weeks ago I arrived at work with a very important letter nestled in my bag. This letter marked the beginning of the end. I was nervous, and I won’t deny that I spent the entire day second guessing my decision. Was it too early? Should I wait couple more weeks? I could still back out. But deep down, I knew the time had come to jump. And jump I did! I handed in my notice at work. For the first time I will…Read more …
WHY 2014 CAN GO DIE IN A DITCH

WHY 2014 CAN GO DIE IN A DITCH

2014 for me The start of 2014 was pretty decent: I had an extra couple of weeks off work; I was excited that I would be finished with post grad study by the middle of the year after what felt like forever; and finally, after months of looking, found the most adorable apartment to move into. 2014 was off to a great start! But that lovely feeling didn't last long. Without going into too much detail, it started with a family member's  illness that threw us all a curve ball. Living away from…Read more …
LIEBSTER BLOG AWARD AND DISCOVERING BLOGS

LIEBSTER BLOG AWARD AND DISCOVERING BLOGS

The Liebster Blog Award nomination certainly helped me discover new blogs. And it was fun to do!   Thanks to Misusoup for nominating me for the Liebster Blog Award. Misusoup love fashion, make-up and food and writes about it on her blog. Like her, the first I heard of the award was when I was nominated so I did a bit of snooping around the interwebs and came up with this. Simply, this award, nomination, however you'd like to look at it, helps new bloggers connect and promote each other's blog. Once nominated,…Read more …
TAKING RISKS IS MAKING THINGS HAPPEN

TAKING RISKS IS MAKING THINGS HAPPEN

A news article has recently been making the rounds on my Facebook page. It tells the story of a tea shop owner and his wife, Vijayan and Mohana, from India who have travelled to over 16 countries together. Switzerland, France, UAE, Israel, Britain – the list goes on. What's interesting about their story is that as tea stall owners the couple aren't well off – they certainly don't make the kind of money that many people assume is needed to travel the world. Vijayan and Mohana have found a way to feed their…Read more …