Hello everybody and welcome back. Today, I have something new for you on Joyful Antidotes - an autobiography. It is in an area you may never have thought I would read - football. Wow, two uses of the dash there. A very dramatic opener for a lovely book. My Life in Football by Ted Buxton… Continue reading Book Review: My Life in Football by Ted Buxton
Winters doesn't endorse taking a sabbatical. He very much so keeps the story to his personal experience, why he took it and how he made it worthwhile. Nevertheless, he has sold the idea of a sabbatical to me.
Some people have begun slowly retreating themselves inside, like reverse vampires, now that autumn is here and winter is fast approaching. While you won’t find me running around outside in -5 weather, you also won’t see me spending my time moaning until Spring arrives. Autumn/Winter can be good for you too if you let it.… Continue reading 6 Things To Do This Autumn/Winter
Last month’s confidence post was such a hit that I just had to make it into a series of some sort. Admittedly, I was nervous publishing the first post as I wrongly presumed that people would just see me as pathetic. However, things went the opposite way and I actually ended up overwhelmed by the… Continue reading Gaining Confidence in September
I am working on my confidence and posting my monthly achievements in the hope they might encourage others.
I have been living in Berlin for nearly four years now. I came here on the back of an unpaid internship with three suitcases and four nights booked in a hotel and like many expats, not one word of German. To say aspects of integrating here have been a struggle is an understatement. It can… Continue reading 8 Things You Should Know When Moving to Berlin
Lent is upon us again and I have spent the past few days deciding what I could give up this year. Religious or not, many people seem to partake in Lent. I think most people see it as a kick start to make a positive change in their lives, quite like New Years Eve. We… Continue reading What I Am Giving Up For Lent