Office Christmas Party

One of the nice things about working in an office can be the end of year celebrations. I’ve worked in offices where everyone took half a day off and went to a Christmas lunch and where everyone received a Christmas hamper. So now that I’m working at home, I don’t really get the end of year social celebration and I …

Public Holidays and Being Self-Employed

Today is a public holiday in Western Australia. When I was working full-time as a records manager, public holidays were eagerly anticipated. And what made them even better was when they fell on the same weekend when I had the Friday before off as well. A four-day weekend was my idea of complete bliss. Now that I’m self-employed and working from …