Fearing the future

Ricky the temp is being his usual sassy self.  I am in an adult job now, but his bitchy manner to me feels like bullying.  All because I don’t want to divulge my sex life at work. For some reason he uses this as an opportunity to have a dig at me at every opportunity.  Normally a temp would … Continue reading Fearing the future

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I can and I will – watch me (Part 2)

Did I mention I got promoted?  (As I set out in my goal/system... whatever) It was funny because my assigned mentor had done a lot to protect my confidence. "Don't worry if you don't get shortlisted, jobs at that level have a lot of applicants." Soon after I got shortlisted. "Don't worry if you don't … Continue reading I can and I will – watch me (Part 2)

Just what the doctor ordered

I walked in to see my GP a gibbering wreck.  Despite knowing I needed to do this, there was a reluctance to what I was about to do. Despite being at my peak of fitness I doddered over to my seat like an 80 year old. I sat down and swallowed, my nerves made me … Continue reading Just what the doctor ordered

Unlucky for some…

I play bingo - no lie. Nearly every Friday for the last six month I go down to the local working men's club and play four rounds of bingo.  I haven't won that cash prize once. Logically I struggle to understand why some regulars win it more than others.  They are there pretty much every week … Continue reading Unlucky for some…

The Spartan Manchester Double

As part of my race calendar I set myself the challenge of running the Spartan Trifecta this year. This means that I am required to run: The Spartan Sprint (Approx 6km) The Spartan Super (Approx 12km) The Spartan Beast (Approx 20km) The Sprint and Super Races The first of my two races (Sprint and Super) … Continue reading The Spartan Manchester Double

Winners guilt

I don't really win much. I don't really win ever. It's not through lack of effort, but occasionally a combination of my hardwork, determination, luck and good decisions pays off. It's nice that hardwork does occasionally pay off because I put a lot of faith in it - usually to my disappointment this has not … Continue reading Winners guilt