The one in which I realised I was a runner.

I’ve always wanted to be a runner. I would admire people I passed in the street casually pounding the pavements, and think “wow, I’d like to be like that”. Then I would dismiss the idea. I could never be like that, I’m not a runner. I’m the fat kid who was told at school thatContinue reading “The one in which I realised I was a runner.”

The moment your life changes forever.

Last Sunday I touched down at London Heathrow with my life changed forever. The previous Friday I had successfully retaken my Vinitaly International Academy exam and could now call myself an Italian Wine Ambassador. Not only that, but I’d secured my dream job…in Italy. Leaving in four weeks. So far I’ve booked a one wayContinue reading “The moment your life changes forever.”

When your WhatsApp group saves the day.

My taught classes for the WSET diploma are rapidly coming to an end. At 5.30pm on Wednesday March 7th I will be released into the world of private study and left to fend for myself until the finals on June 13th. I’m not going to lie, I am somewhat dreading that moment. That point whenContinue reading “When your WhatsApp group saves the day.”