Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Oh this winter is a drag. I'm so bored of cold, windy and grey days. And the rain! It's taking such a toll on me. All I want to do is bunker down at home with a glass of red and a bit of Netflix. Every. Day. But no, I … Continue reading Why so blue?
I'm mad as hell. Because even though it's 2019 and #MeToo is still an active movement, it's clear that things haven't moved on as much as I'd hoped. Let me explain. Yesterday I was taken to lunch by a couple of recruters. I met one of them at a women in tech function a … Continue reading This is not OK
I had been feeling a bit sorry for myself this weekend, but a conversation tonight snapped me out of it. The reason for my pity party is superficial really. Let me explain. My body hasn’t been great since returning to work. I spent nine months being incredibly active every day. Going from that to a … Continue reading Perspective
It’s been a week. My fourth back at work and already the funemployed memories have become blurry. Returning to the corporate routine has really made me think about what I want from my next job and next employer. Of course, I have been thinking about this almost non-stop during my break from work but putting … Continue reading The universe spoke to me
After three (count them: one, two, three!) weeks at work, I was excited at the prospect of a long hike to renew and refresh my mind and body. Early on Saturday morning we headed just an hour out of town to Dromana to do the Two Bays walk, a 26k walk to Cape Schanck. Accompanied … Continue reading Aaannddd breathe…
Sorry for the crickets lately. I’ve gone back to work and frankly it’s quite a shock. I’m exhausted, even though I’m keeping my hours to 9-5, but I guess a little fatigue is to be expected after eight months out of the workforce. To recap, I have an eight-week contract. It’s now the start of … Continue reading Back in the trenches
Funny story. On my morning walk last week, I bumped into a friend who I haven’t seen for 20 years. The last time we saw each other, way too many frozen margaritas were consumed, and I had to get a taxi from Manly in Sydney to Surry Hills because I missed the last ferry back … Continue reading How much is enough?