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Time flies….or is it me?

This blog was brought about due to someone I know celebrating his fifty-third birthday recently.  This person, let’s just call him Richard for this blog, has always and will always be nineteen days older than me….just goes to show how time flies! We met in Junior school, too long ago toRead More …


IF you’re one of these people….working from home wouldn’t work! However…

If you’re one of these people who require your butt kicking to actually do something. I’m sure we have all met them, I think you can say there is at least one person like this in every firm. Its almost like they are a fixture & other staff wonder howRead More …


Walking Ruby on the Gold Coast (or anywhere) the right way

I guess I should start by saying that I have lived here on the Gold Coast for only a short time and only really seem to frequent my local area. However some things I believe need mentioning. When you take your dog for a walk please pick up after it. IRead More …


Have you been your own Boss in the Hospitality trade?

My joint venture of owning a business in the Hospitality trade was with a country Public House (Pub) in a small village in Derbyshire, United Kingdom that I, along with three others became partners in, or so we thought, until we discovered the previous owner of the property had “cookedRead More …


Will you be ready, financially, for retirement?

School Looking back, to even as far back as being a kid in shorts, which was prior to Secondary school (we were told that our year was the first year not to have worn shorts, in what was the first year of secondary education at that particular school), my parentsRead More …


Need a change?

Work, everyone has to! Yeah I know its not news to you but let me put a few points to you; That gerbil, hamster etc. you used to have as a kid which used to keep you amused running around and around in its wheel…you are beginning to know what it feelsRead More …


Like to save on time, money and sleep?

  Everyone hates the alarm going off in the morning because they feel like they only fell asleep 5 minutes ago. Wouldn’t you like to change that around to actually looking forward to hearing your alarm going off to start your day? Then a little further down the track notRead More …


Had enough of working 9-5?

What a stupid question! Sorry, I can say that I don’t think I have ever worked a 9-5 job. Who’s to blame? Me, I guess. It was my decision to work in the hospitality industry and by doing so I missed out on so many of things like the following:Read More …


Surely there must be more to life?!?

Having worked in hospitality for, lets say for argument’s sake twenty years at that stage, that’s how I felt after having lost my latest job! So…I began to have a look around at just what was available outside my career path to date. I ended up applying for work inRead More …


Where to begin?…..at the beginning I guess.

My working life began in the Summer break of 1981, between college courses, in the small Somerset village of Wiliton in England, working for family friends who had just bought a hotel in the village. Sadly, I’ve since discovered, the hotel has been closed and the building turned into flats.Read More …


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