A lifetime ago I told you I was planning to make a change.
I did. I left the job I loved but was driving me crazy. Continue reading
When it comes to coffee, like many things, I'm definitely no expert but I'm very fussy.
It may not surprise my friends or regular readers of this blog but I don't have much patience for fancy-shmancy pseudo-coffee drinks.
You're likely to get a slightly odd look if you ask me for sugar in your coffee before tasting it - the same way I'll quietly glare at liberal use of salt and pepper before tasting my cooking.
I apologise to the girl behind me in the queue at Velvet the other day who ordered a large skinny decaf with two sugars - yes, I did laugh at you.
So now you see where I stand. Firmly in the uninformed but self-righteous camp.
In my experience, creating and maintaining a balanced lifestyle is one of the most difficult things to do.
I read enough zen and life management blogs to know it really should be easy - do what you love and what is important to you.
But what if you're a greedy Gen Y who wants it all?