Another Monday morning, and another day at work. Sounds a tad dreary, but actually so far the whole experience has been pretty good! I am enjoying the routine, and the early morning starts haven’t been too taxing either. I was worried that after many years of unemployment, these first few weeks might kill me, but…… Continue reading Monday check in; looking forward to the week ahead!
I am fascinated by the idea of ‘different worlds;’ the different environments which people live in, but also the different ways in which people view the world. I suppose the easiest way to think about this is to put an optimist next to a pessimist, and ask each of them to describe the scene in…… Continue reading WordPress and the world (2)
So 66 people checked out my blog yesterday; 27 people viewed my profile and I got a few likes and a couple of new followers. Looking back through my stats I had viewers from countries as far apart and diverse as Albania, Ireland, Ukraine, USA and India. This is absolutely breath-taking and when I take a…… Continue reading WordPress and the world (1)
So, I am writing from work, an admission which is less an indication of my own laziness and more to do with the fact that my manager isn’t in the office and there is absolutely nothing I can do right now. There are only so many times you can ask your co–workers if there’s anything…… Continue reading Monday at work; taking a WP break..
I have finally started my new job, and at the end of my first Monday, my feelings are… overwhelming good, tinged with a strange bittersweet desire to look to the past. I’m so bloody lucky that the position opened up, in a role which I’d already volunteered at for six months, and therefore had an…… Continue reading Musings on full-time employment- day 1
So, I am currently at something of a milestone in my life and in my recovery process. Change is a-foot. I have been living via the state for the last twelve years; I have been receiving disability benefits every two weeks for the last third of my life, due to long term and pervasive mental…… Continue reading Entering the world of full time employment- oh the times, they are a’changing..!
Living in grace. Every thought batters it’s way through your head with a force like some great battle axe. Hard wood and cold steel; these elements have no place in your far away land. You land is calm, and gentle; when the winds sweep across it and ruffle your hair across your forehead I see…… Continue reading Dedicated to a friend