9 04, 2014

One Week

April 9th, 2014|Categories: Travel, USA|Tags: , , |

Well, April has arrived quicker than I thought it would. It only seems like a few weeks since we booked our trip. The reality is that we booked at the end of October and April the 16th seemed a lifetime away.

Originally I was due to finish up my contract on the 11th of April. I managed to negotiate an end date of the 4th and I’m really glad that I did. There’s simply not enough hours in the day to get everything done – had I finished on the 11th of April as originally planned then I would have really struggled.

I had my jabs last week, not a lot of fun as I’m terrified of needles. Typhoid, Diphtheria, Polio, Tetanus, Hepatitis A and something else that I can’t remember. Anyhow, after an excruciating shot to each arm that can only be compared to […]

31 03, 2014

Island Hopping – Fiji

March 31st, 2014|Categories: Fiji, Travel||

27 02, 2014

The Waiting Game

February 27th, 2014|Categories: Travel|Tags: |

Forty-seven days. Forty-seven days until escape. Well, if I’m being honest, it’s a little bit less than that. Today I conditionally agreed an early end to my contract. Sure, I could stay for a few more weeks, money is always useful, but I don’t really spend a lot, so I have enough.

Providing that I can hand over my vocational legacy to my less than lucky predecessor by the end of March, I’m gone. This ensures that I’ll teach him everything I know. Apart from my wit, charm and timing. That kind of shit simply cannot be taught. He’ll know more than he needs though, nothing’s stopping my early exit.

It’s Thursday night – Thursday night is normally the start of my weekend, but I can’t work from home tomorrow due to some frivolous meeting that was no doubt agreed as a result of some […]