what makes a great vacation?

Having come back from holiday a little less than 24 hours ago, straight into back to school preparations, the hope of a long lasting restorative effect is long gone.

activity based holidaying

“Will, work harder! We’re going to nail this front crawl! Then work on your tumble turn!” (Will is 3 years old and was quite happy splashing around in the pool until Dad came back from kayaking).

that’s better

If you have had any interactions, however fleeting, with any British people in the last week you will know we’ve been having a heatwave. We won’t have been able to not mention it.

may tsundoku

Still working through sorting the house out but I did want to share what’s on my bedside table (figuratively, not literally. Bedside table all sorts of a mess).

sunshine

It’s amazing as a nation how obsessed we are with weather. Whether the weather is good or bad it is a British conversational staple.

identity and the pandemic

Without a doubt, the past 12 months have dramatically changed the relationship between individuals and their work. Whether you have been working from home, have a job which you have been unable to do, or have been under immense pressure we have all had to change and adapt to the new reality which has been caused by the global pandemic.