Furlough scheme explained (information valid as at 5th April 2020 in the United Kingdom)

The British version of furlough British government has rolled out a furlough scheme in order to safeguard at least some of the private sector jobs currently being cut left and right, and through that salvage at least part of the economy. What is it? Furlough in the UK is a temporary leave of absence granted to employees or members of an organisation, on reduced pay. … Continue reading Furlough scheme explained (information valid as at 5th April 2020 in the United Kingdom)

Happy Monday (24th February 2020)

Uh oh! I haven’t done this since November, about time another one showed up! Welcome to the very first Happy Monday in 2020. Let’s get right to it. What I’m reading – ‘Prisoners of Geography’ by Tim Marshall. In fact, I finished it last night and it’s not on my ‘recommend to everyone’ list. The book is well structured, Tim’s view on the topic of … Continue reading Happy Monday (24th February 2020)

5 things nobody really tells you about adulting

Now I know this, but when I first ‘flew the nest’ I had no idea that I was a sheltered little snowflake. Although I did receive a decent amount of prep and life skills for what adulting might entail from my parents, teachers and a bunch of miscellaneous adults, there was a whole boatload of stuff I had no idea about. Let me tell you … Continue reading 5 things nobody really tells you about adulting