At the end of last year I did something rather whimsical. Or at least I thought it was. I've had my eye on the Vinitaly International Academy certification course. It's basically the most intensive, complex and thus prestigious course you can take if you want to specialise in Italian wines. It's five days of lectures … Continue reading Just 134 more things….
A cocktail before bed. Because it's Wednesday and my husband worked from home and we had a long evening together playing board games and enjoying each other's company. Because celebrating the little things, like being able to start our evening at 6pm not eight thirty, is one of my favourite things about how we do … Continue reading Because, Wednesday.
So on Saturday morning I made quite the impression on my work colleagues. I fell hook, line and sinker for the traditional company April fool, and advertised the fact with an email to the entire team. Worse? I didn't even realise until a customer pointed out the joke to me whilst a manager looked on snickering. … Continue reading It comes in threes
Almost halfway through the month and I've suddenly realised that I was supposed to have made resolutions, goals, objectives for the year ahead. Oops! Last year I made two rather large goals. The first, to cut myself some slack, the second was to spend some time figuring stuff out. Well, 2015 certainly stepped up to greet my challenge. … Continue reading Work in progress
I don't often talk about work on here, (unless it's to commiserate about having once again found myself out of a job!) but I had a day last week which I found rather amusing, and thought would illustrate a bit of truth about working in the wine industry. I should have know that this day … Continue reading Peaks and troughs