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Getting a bit philosophical

Can a dream job still be a pain in the arse?

Yes. Well, that was a short post. Us millennials don’t have time for a lot of ‘words’ or ‘thinking’ so you can stop reading now if you like. The short answer is that yes a dream job can still be a pain in the arse. If however you are stuck between tube stops or are […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

Why are we all so bad at admitting that we are not ok?

If anyone has the perfect life please speak now. Please. We will flock to you like butterflies to rotting fruit and commit acts of worship until we learn your ways. Sadly no one has the perfect life; the Queen has Phillip to deal with, One Direction are probably rife with STDs and Jesus had his daddy […]

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Expat Help

How to get a job in London

First things first, stop complaining about having to send out more than 10 CVs. Given the job market in 2013 I wouldn’t even raise my eyebrows to hear you had sent out 100. To put it simply, there has been a recession and it is harder to get a job. Not that I say ‘harder’, […]

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Motivation Monday – the wrong road edition

Clicking through LinkedIn the other day, I came across this article. It was a bit of a lightbulb moment for me, because it verified how I choose to live my life. I worked for four years at university to become a tax consultant – yes I was the weird kid who went through high school […]

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Books

Battle Hymn of the runawaykiwi

I recently read Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua. Its the story of how Amy, a Chinese tiger mum, raised her two super-children. The book has a bit of a bad reputation in the States, because it was thought that her methods were cruel. I don’t judge – read and draw your own conclusions. […]

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