Hospital Chair

Waiting in the corner of a hospital room

I’m sitting in the corner of a hospital room, writing on my phone. I’ve slept for 2 hours out of the last 48 and there is a way to go yet. I can hear the muffled sound of nuggets‘ heartbeat coming from the machine my wife is tied to and birds singing outside to greet […]

What is your unique contribution?

What were you born to do?

I remember exactly where I was when I first heard it. I can recall my inward cringe and outward face-scrunch. I felt that familiar feeling of “Oh no, it’s going to be one of those courses”. It was the first morning of a three day long program, and the trainer had started talking about living […]


The only work that counts

Work comes in all different shapes and sizes. Some of it fits, some of it doesn’t. Some of it makes you look good, some of it doesn’t. Some of it makes you feel good, and that’s right, some of it doesn’t. Work is a huge part of life. In fact, work is an absolutely essential […]

Full Fat Nugget

52 days until the end of the world (as I know it)

In 52 days (give or take a few, the date hasn’t exactly been finalised yet), my world will be turned upside down. Forever. Gone will be the weekend lie ins and the freedom to go out for dinner whenever I want. The room I’ve claimed as my “office” will be stripped from me. Our household […]

Can you justify an extra long coffee break? Only if you don't smoke.

5 Signs You’re In The Wrong Job

If you’re in the wrong job, you probably already know about it. There are things you do (and things you don’t do) that are sure-fire signs that something is not right. You find ways to procrastinate, to put off work and to make excuses. I’m not talking about the full blown, can’t-be-arsed-to-hide-it-any-more playing solitare when […]

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