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. 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
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
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
Coming soon. Ebook and paperback. 28 years of experience Time to share. Full of useful stuff for carers and clients alike.
Your country needs you! Home, holidays and identity. The schools are back and summer is drawing to a close but if I mentioned leaving home for two weeks you might think. Packing, sea, sun, sangria and holidays. But for many of us, returning home is a holiday. We are live-in carers and packing to leave … READ MORE
What could an Australian advert for rubbish and Shrove Tuesday possibly have in common? **Answer at the end. Food and friendship can play a large part in any carer’s raison d’etre. So, linking Pancake day on the 5th March and International women’s day, 8th March with Women Welcome Women World Wide, carers … READ MORE