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From Manor House Station to Gibson Square – And Back Again

Thankfully I've only had to complete The Knowledge journey once, but former TfL examiner Chris Ackrill has had to do The Knowledge twice! And has written his experience in the following book. For 350 years, not a lot happened in the London cab trade - until 2016, when the changes came thick and fast: crazy … Continue reading From Manor House Station to Gibson Square – And Back Again

The sweet spot of freedom and commitment.

I’m a big believer of limiting your liabilities.  Don’t anchor yourself. The more social, financial, physical, or mental obligations we have, the less agency we have to gravitate to what truly matters. The past months I have challenged a belief that I have held true for sometime.  The option to engage in a mortgage, thus … Continue reading The sweet spot of freedom and commitment.

Parking proximity – You can never park close enough.

Alec Baldwin has recently pleaded guilty to second degree harassment for a fight over a NYC parking spot. The Hollywood actor was accused of trying to punch another driver during a row outside his apartment building in Manhattan. This behaviour and sense of ownership towards parking has always baffled me. Ultimately parking is within a … Continue reading Parking proximity – You can never park close enough.

If I wasn’t at work, I could be doing so much more with my life…

I could learn piano I’d get into really good shape I could write a book No, you wouldn’t. Not directly from the new found time anyway. I would argue, the freedom of time may create a blank canvas, but simultaneously removes any template or outline you could follow to achieve those goals. As previously stated … Continue reading If I wasn’t at work, I could be doing so much more with my life…

Plunge pool

Self induced, temporary shock and sometimes even sudden pain. This is true for the things we know are most beneficial in our lives; gym, a diet, a good budget plan. Temporary deprivation for much longer lasting and beneficial gains. I found this to be the case with my experience of an ice cold plunge pool. … Continue reading Plunge pool