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Month: February 2017

The first full week

Having ended my 9 to 5 on a Tuesday, the intervening three days felt a bit like ‘time off’. Obviously I was working, I mean it hasn’t sunken in yet that this is it. Each day is going to be at home, doing my own thing. So, now that a full five ‘working’ days have passed…it still feels the same. Money wise it was a bit slower than the first few days. I still made enough, but it feels like I should be doing even more. I’ve found myself working much longer hours already…because i’m at home, it just feels the…

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The first day…

Saying goodbye wasn’t that hard, I wouldn’t have changed working there as I wouldn’t be in the place i am today. I wouldn’t have met some very special, life changing people along the way, and i’d probably be looking at another 9-5 job in another IT company right now. Walking away, the sense of freedom is incredible. Suddenly you’ve gone from a written piece of paper telling you to be here at this time until that time, being given X amount for it with all manner of rules and punishments if that’s not adhered too, to being the master of…

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The Penultimate Day

I’ve just got home from my penultimate day working a 9 to 5. The realisation of what I set in motion two months ago is now dawning on me. I’m not worried, honestly. It’s just a bit unnerving not having a structure in place for Wednesday. Don’t get me wrong, i know what i’m doing that day. But it’s me deciding it. I’ve never been allowed that freedom before. Well, not in a work environment anyway. Am i going to be good at arranging my days? On Wednesday i’m going to contact a few people I know, drop some business cards…

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