I’m tired. Not in the sense that I had a late night and not enough coffee and now I’m feeling drowsy – I’m permanently tired to my very bones. Sometimes I feel like I spend my whole waking life figuring out when I can next have a nap and doing whatever I can to bring […]Read More Fatigue
Yesterday, the person I’d been seeing ended things with me in a very respectful, understandable way that didn’t make me feel like I was to blame. But no matter how respectful, understandable, notmakingmefeelatfault it is, getting dumped by someone you care about still hurts. I’ve decided that I’m going to dedicate myself to healing my […]Read More Soul Healing
It’s good to recognise personal development. Most of my growth over the last year has been in the ‘coffee’ and ‘general waster’ spheres, but this is, in my opinion, still valid. I’ve completed this short – but still comprehensive – list of the skills and knowledge I’ve acquired since the first of June, 2018. Coffee […]Read More Stuff I know now that I didn’t know a year ago
A post for your entertainment and education. Sometimes, you really need to know exactly how many people will fit in a washing machine. This blog is for those times. How many people can fit in the Sun (centre of our solar system)? 33,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 peopleSource: https://www.quora.com/How-many-humans-could-fit-inside-a-sphere-the-size-of-our-sun How many people can fit in the gap between the train […]Read More How many people can fit in stuff?
As those of you who obsessively note down details about me will know, I’m living in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, at the moment. In order to make money and fill my days, I’m splitting my time between teaching English, working on a reception, translating, and (this is what eats up the most […]Read More Teaching Pronunciation
I’m not sure exactly why (I sense Brexit has something to do with it) but the British government has just finishing codifying some interesting new laws. The police officer in the featured image may be smiling, but she’s ready to bop you on the head with her truncheon should you infringe any of them in […]Read More New Laws
Thanks to my recent post, your CV is as fine-tuned as a good-looking fish. By this time, no doubt, you’ll be practically wading through interview offers; employers, seeing your paperless/pictorial/well-fonted resume will have been falling over themselves to get hold of you and invite you for a coffee and a chat. Incidentally, conceptualising interviews as […]Read More Interview Tips
For more advice – from both myself and the general public – click h e r e. Don’t bother buying a ticket if you’re traveling between Sheffield and Macclesfield. …Because neither station have ticket barriers and the train’s always too full for the inspector to sidle down. However, this advice doesn’t account for Sod’s Law […]Read More Kind-Hearted People Told Me More Stuff
Yeah, I did just use the incredibly pretentious, “technically correct” plural form of Curriculum. Fight me. So, as I might have mentioned once, twice, or a whole pile of times, I recently moved to Prague to give myself a taste of adult life. As a sheltered student never having had to earn my own way […]Read More Curricula Vitae
I posted a short compilation of some of the advice I’ve been given over the years, but if you’re anything like me, you need as much help as you can get. With that in mind, here’s a couple more tips for your assessment. Go gluten free. A bunch of people, probably tired of hearing me […]Read More More Assorted Advice!