“Ah this isn’t gonna be some long bore-fest review of your 2018 is it Alex?” Ha, come off it, I’m not like that. It is the new year though so you can’t help but peer back over the edge of 2018 to see what you’ve left behind. Indeed, I’m sure you’ve read at least one […]Read More 2018 (+1)
A few weeks ago I was directed to a tweet that had gone viral, mocking an article on the ‘i’ Newspaper’s website which looks at how a young couple had succeeded in buying a house less than a year after leaving university. A huge achievement; so why the mockery? Because their parents funded most of it.Read More Should Parents Support Their Kids Financially?
“How’s working for yourself going then?” It’s hardly surprising that since making the leap from employment this is the question I’m being faced with quite a lot. What is surprising though is the difficulty with which I find myself trying to answer it. There has long been a heavenly association with the premise of ‘working […]Read More 100 Days Working For Myself – ‘Living The Dream’ vs Reality
On 18th May 2018 I worked my last day at Sports Direct, the only employed job I’d ever known. I’d been there ten years (yeah, really), having jumped into it pretty much the moment I turned 16 back in July 2008. I worked the whole summer that year, and then crammed in as many hours […]Read More New kid at the sports shop to running my own – the ten year story