care and choice


The best care agency in the ‘world’ Blog #11

The best care agency in the ‘world’ Blog #11   Hello! I am going to start with the next item from my goody bag. Which as it turns out is spot on when it comes to this month’s topic.    ‘French people don’t believe that anything is important except daily living.’  Gertrude Stein I used … READ MORE

The best job in the world #10 Care and Choice

The best job in the world #10 Care and Choice.   December: It’s a month of mixed emotions for many. Great for most families, especially with young children but others are facing their first Christmas without someone very special. And some families misinterpret the meaning behind Boxing Day. A day of flared tempers, fisticuffs and … READ MORE

The best job in the world #9 Care and Choice

The best job in the world. #9 Care and Choice.   The right mental attitude and how your life can change in an instant.    What could Sir Ian Mckellen, the Queen and Adrian Paul (Highlander) possibly have in common? Perception, age and motivation, that’s what.  Firstly, the Queen declines, Oldie of the Year Award, … READ MORE

Care and Choice blog #8 The best job in the world.

The best job in the world. Full circle aka the boomerang effect.   The grass aint always greener but perhaps you think, like me, that it’s worth checking just to be sure.  Three years ago I very reluctantly arrived in Hastings after living very happily in France since 2003.   I was one of many commuting … READ MORE

The best job in the world. Care and Choice #6 

The best job in the world. Care and Choice #6   Moving nearer to family And To zoom or not to zoom that is the question?   Very nearly eighty years old and a friend starts to consider her options. Two grown up sons both married with children and they live about a five hours … READ MORE

Best job in the world. Care and Choice. #5

For those of you following my blog you will recall that I wanted to reminisce this month about travelling throughout the UK whilst doing care work for the last twenty eight years. However, the memory from my goody bag was looming large, especially at the moment so I decided to focus on that instead. Plus, … READ MORE

Care and Choice. The best job in the world. #3

As a keyworker I  have been staying in Airbnbs between jobs. Now, there are two things that frustrate me in life generally. People who don’t make an effort when first meeting others and those who don’t check their facts! 😉 So just imagine how disgruntled I felt by a very lukewarm reception at my new … READ MORE

The best job in the world. Care and Choice

The best job in the world. Care and Choice. The job I meant to do for twelve months has lasted 28 years and I find myself reflecting on just how much has changed. I would like to say for the better but has it? In 1993 I turned down a job with a book publisher/distributor,  … READ MORE