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Adulting: Why didn’t school teach me THAT?

Do you remember sitting there in school, twiddling a pen between your fingers staring out of the window thinking ‘when the hell am I ever going to need this complicated algebraic formula’? When you were learning about laws of motion, or constructing pieces of (dreadful, untuneful) music in Sibelius, and just thinking this is not enriching my life what so ever? I sit in my everyday life now wondering idly, why on earth didn’t they teach me this in school? Continue reading “Adulting: Why didn’t school teach me THAT?”

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Adulting: Wage Slips

I’ve decided to blog about the highs, the lows, and the in-betweens, of going my own way, morphing from childhood to adultdom. So, every Monday I am going to welcome the week with a post all about Adulting. This week, my post is pretty much the reaction to receiving my pay slip last Friday. They should include reading a payslip at school, along with things like transitioning to adult calendars, and what to put in an adult packed lunch. (I think I have enough moans and groans about what was missing from the school curriculum to fill a future post….) Continue reading “Adulting: Wage Slips”