Spare A Thought

Eating, drinking, being merry: for a lot of us these are the things that epitomize the festive season. It is a truth universally acknowledged that the period starting from late December leading up until the beginning of January is the only time of the year that we’re allowed, and even encouraged, to abandon work and actually … More Spare A Thought

Home Alone

So my family all jetted off to India yesterday. They’re away for two weeks to attend a wedding in Punjab, but sadly I couldn’t join them because I’ve reached the limit on my annual-leave allowance at work. Now I say ‘sadly’ but, cards on the table, I wasn’t really that upset about it. From the second that their tickets were booked, I … More Home Alone