Work around the Globe: A Global Comparison

I think it’s fair to say that the majority of the population work. I’ve worked ever since I was 16 and I’ve had various jobs with very different wages and working environments. I think that most employed people will do anything to make their working lives easier, but when you look at the infographic below I think I’m pretty lucky to be working in the UK. Centrix put together this infographic which compares the way Australia, the UK, Sweden, the US, Brazil, South Africa and Germany work, examining factors like minimum hourly wage and annual leave. Before I had children… [Read More]

A different kind of holiday

I’ve been talking a lot about travel on the blog lately. It probably has something to do with the fact that we’ve just come back from Devon, plus my step-daughter is in Spain right now, which means I’m avoiding her Instagram feed for a while! All those pictures of beaches and sunshine is making me want to spend all my savings on another holiday! We’ve been on two holidays since our twins were born. The first was to Menorca with my three step-children, mother-in-law, husband and our twins. It was a good holiday overall, but too many people and seven… [Read More]