It’s a recurring feeling; I can’t sleep because of all the things I want to do and haven’t yet completed. But when they’re ticked off, the result is by far more beneficial than simply a good night’s sleep. In general I have had a small-batch approach to things; I start, do a little, then insert […]
It’s easy to get so caught up in the destination you forget to appreciate the journey. A few weeks ago
After seven years manning our reception desk our head porter has reached retirement. He’s got ten minutes of his shift to go. And he’s crying. “What am I going to do now?” he asks earnestly, tears in his eyes.
Picture this: it’s Saturday night, 11:59pm, my birthday is in one minute. The clock strikes midnight, my wife starts singing “Happy Birthday”. Midway through my phone goes; it’s a good buddy of mine. I answer and he says…
Money and skills. Two words that don’t normally go together. Yet I am only just realising how much of a skill handling money really is. And how crucially important it is to, well, life. Like it or lump it money, as used as a tool, enables us to
Friday, 5th September 2014. I’m sitting on the terrace in Ischia. It’s 10:30am, the sun is pouring down hot. I’ve got a wide open view of the sea, the castle, trees; it basically looks like “The Dream”. And we’re living it. Rewind back to January, to the British Airways sales. Every year, at this time, my […]
Buckets are too general, a bath is too broad, let’s focus on something specific…nuts. Iced nuts, to be exact. Having been nominated