Tagged: work life balance

Are you any good with a hammer?

We live an old house.  It’s not a rundown ramshackle affair but it was built in the 1850’s.  This inevitably means that there are bits of it that are worn, tired and in places, falling apart. For instance, there’s a point at which the conservatory meets the original roof line and it leaks.  We have […]

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You and the Spice Girls!

Is it just me or is the line between work and play becoming more blurred the deeper we go into lockdown? There seems to be a general sense of all work and no play making everyone a dull boy or girl. There’s an irony in finding motivation to stop working as opposed to the lethargy that usually accompanies […]

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Tomorrow Never Comes 

The fifteenth of August 2001 will always be a day I’ll remember. Picture the scene. I’m a tennis coach and preparing for another day. I’m sorting my kit, deciding what to wear, checking registers and eating on the go. Another regular morning. I do remember that it was scorching hot. The kind of hot that leads to […]

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Living a Life Like Ash

I love my life. Love it. I work hard running my business, but I get to play hard, too. I often find the time to get in a round or two of golf. I enjoy going to watch a number of sporting events, I even get to Wimbledon each year to watch a game. Then […]

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Take Annual Leave

We’re entrepreneurs. We love what we do — so much so that we hardly feel as if we’re working at all. The thing is, we get so caught up in our passion that we hardly notice time ticking by and we work longer hours than perhaps we should. Not that we choose to. It just […]

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