A Year of Kitchen Designing

It’s a year today since I started work as a kitchen designer for a major DIY chain. I needed a job, because my husband had left me. We ran a limited company together – and that was my only source of income. When he told me he was leaving, my initial shock was very closely…

Proper Job

It’s not the first time I’ve had a job, obviously – but it’s the first time in a very long time that I’ve had a ‘normal’ job, and the first time that I’ve ever worked shifts. I’ve been just over three months in my new job as a kitchen designer for a major DIY chain….

What a Way to Make a Living

I’ve been at my new job a month now, designing kitchens for a well-known DIY store. I feel like I’m back in the game. I took my eye off the ball for a while there, getting myself into a situation where my only income was the business I ran with my husband (you know, the…

Job #26

Back in June I applied for a job (The Hunt for Gainful Employment ). I didn’t get it. Never mind – there are lots of jobs I didn’t get, we’ll just add it to the list. When she rang to tell me I hadn’t got it, she said they’d keep my details on file –…