Word of the Week #WotW

This week has not gone as planned, this week I realised that planning isn’t always a good thing.

(I can’t believe I typed that either).

But I planned a trip to London for a 6 year-old, but unfortunately I planned it with my feet in the shoes of my 6 year-old self. And in the process learned so much about my 6 year-old, and how much of an individual she is.

I also ended up needing a sick day, and felt just as sick for missing some important meetings as I did for being sick.

And then I picked up a voicemail. Which I didn’t ‘get’ but reference to a conversation which hadn’t happened meant I began to play out a wide range of conversations.

I went back to London on Thursday, and phoned my boss when I got there. The voicemail was understood.

I’ve been offered a new opportunity. Only for four months. It’s not a promotion. 

But it’s a new team. A brand new role. Part of a new way of working.

No line management responsibility. I love the way it was sold to me.


When you start a week, a day, a phone call with a sense of certainty, 

The direction one journey can take,

The difference one phone call can make,

The wealth of learning a week of your life can offer.

September brings a new chapter for all of us.

Word of the Week

The Reading Residence

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    The Reading Residence
    August 22, 2015 at 17:52

    Sounds like an eventful week, and all quite unexpected, too. Hope you’re feeling better now, and hope the new role turns out to be a good one for you x Thanks for sharing with #WotW
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      August 22, 2015 at 22:23

      Thank you. It’s amazing how much things knock you out but now everything seems to be coming together- I figure the new role at least deserves new stationery 🙂 x

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    Merlinda Little (@pixiedusk)
    August 23, 2015 at 00:57

    I am so glad that I finally got to comment on your blog. I have been trying for the longest time but my mcaffee wont let me!

    Looks like there have been a change in your life and I wish you goodluck! #wotw
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    August 23, 2015 at 15:49

    Ah the best laid plans and all that 🙂 Good luck with your new role at work and hope you are feeling better now 🙂

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    Sarah Christie
    August 23, 2015 at 19:18

    Ooh sounds eventful yet a little stressful, glad you feel it has resolved somewhat. Heres to a better week next week x
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