Frustrated, Overworked, Underpaid: My Origin Story

Frustrated, Overworked, Underpaid: My Origin Story

I was a frustrated, overworked, underpaid software developer. I had worked for a company since graduating from University. Must have been for 4–5 years. The company wanted a new cloud based product range creating and I was the only developer working on this product. Myself, a few of the marketing and communications team, as well … Read moreFrustrated, Overworked, Underpaid: My Origin Story

Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

Making the most of my downtime working on side projects I may have mentioned in a previous blog post, I’ve been put on reduced hours. I’m down to a 3 day week. It’s not all bad. Apart from all the extra time to work on our house and be out in the gardens. I’ve been … Read moreSpending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

DIY and Gardening. Since When Have I Become So Middle Aged

DIY and gardening. Since when have I become so middle aged

Making the most of the ‘Lockdown’ So, I’ve not been working as much. Recently gone down to a 3 day week for a month or two due to the Coronavirus. It’s been all DIY and gardening On the flip side it’s given my wife and I more time to plan and work on our house. … Read moreDIY and Gardening. Since When Have I Become So Middle Aged

My Car Finally Gave Up On Me Last Week 😢😤

My car finally gave up on me last week

The Joy’s of Car Ownership. So, my car finally packed in on me last week, it has been on the cards for a while now. I have had this beat up 2005 Ford Focus for years now. In all fairness it hasn’t done me to much injustice. Well apart from breaking down on me on … Read moreMy Car Finally Gave Up On Me Last Week 😢😤

Starting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 2)

Starting a side hustle part two

It’s been a while since I have blogged about starting a side hustle. I’ve been terrible at writing new posts about my trials and tribulations. I promised that I would post regular updates (8 months isn’t regular). So, without further ado. Here is what I have been up to, and what frustrations, trials and tribulations … Read moreStarting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 2)

Starting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 1)

Starting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 1)

A month or so ago I wrote a blog post about what I have learned from failed side hustles. Reflecting on what I have tried to get off the ground over the years. It was very therapeutic to do as it gave me a raft of positives from what I had deemed as negative experiences. … Read moreStarting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 1)