Rolling over to switch my alarm off at 4am is never something I look forward to. My bed is always at its comfiest when I know I have to get up for an early shift. Often, waking up before 6am feels like a chore and my bed suddenly becomes the most comfortable it has ever … Continue reading Four Positives of a 4AM Alarm
Life can often run away from you if you don't have a plan. This year I was determined to start off with a plan of things that I wanted to do throughout the year so that I have something to look forward to every few weeks. This list is in no way a complete run … Continue reading Something to look forward to…
This weekend, I celebrated a friend's birthday. I'm no golfer but was surprised to find myself doing particularly well in our game of mini-golf at Junkyard until the very last hole. Eight shots later and my score didn't look quite so rosy! Junkyard Golf is a quirky idea and worth a visit if you are out to … Continue reading March Musings
How I start the day productively!
Today is Blue Monday. The day in the year we are supposedly meant to feel at our lowest. The focus today is on our unhappiness and the press haven't let themselves down in this respect with articles on a number of newspaper websites highlighting the misery of this supposed occasion. Feeling down yet? The Telegraph's … Continue reading Blue Monday: The Self Fulfilling Prophecy
The new year is a time when we are granted the opportunity to draw a line under the last 12 month, whether good or bad, and start afresh. This year I have taken this opportunity to both plan and look ahead to the next 12 months. Here are some of the things I resolve to … Continue reading Optimism for 2017…
2016 has widely been dubbed a bad year by many but here I reflect on my highlights of an eventful year. Most beautiful place I have visited: I have been to Paphos Cyprus, Geneva in Switzerland and Gabbice Mare in Italy this year. I was lucky enough to be invited to a wedding in Montefabbri in … Continue reading On Reflection… 2016
This blog is the second part of my stopover in Geneva at the end of November. The first part of this post can be found here: https://connorbarrett.wordpress.com/2016/12/03/flight/ On landing in Geneva I immediately reaped the benefits of Swiss public transport as I made the journey from the airport to the city centre by train, in … Continue reading Exploring Geneva
The following forms the first half of a two part blog post on my recent trip to Geneva. We sit across from a Boeing 777, an impressive sight even in the dim light of morning. I am aboard an Airbus A320, destination Geneva. The cabin interior has been recently refurbished and I am grateful … Continue reading Flight
Are you okay? How are you? No. Stop. How are you really?