2021 – Year in Review

Well last year’s review feels like it was about 10 years ago at this stage! It’s so surreal to think that just a year ago our lives were completely unravaged by the pandemic that we’ve all become so familiar with now.  It wouldn’t have taken much for 2021 to trump…

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Pergola Paddington

As I am missing Christmas at home this year, I was itching to get my UK Christmas fill before departure. Pergola Paddington provided the perfect opportunity. Say that three times fast!  Sourced by the wonderful Louise, we headed to the venue the day of their Christmas reopening. This saw the…

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Take Off!

The number one question that slid into my Instagram and WhatsApp inbox as I prepared for take off was, ‘How are you feeling?’ With mere moments until departure – I queried how I could answer this huge question before it was time to switch on airplane mode. The truth is,…

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Ciao for Now London!

Time is such a weird thing. I feel like it was just the other day that I was writing about my last day at working in Maastricht and bidding farewell to the Netherlands.  I left Maastricht, a comfy job and my sweet apartment to return to my hometown London and…

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First and Last Office Day of 2021

I’ve never felt more like I had stepped into a time portal than earlier this month when I went back to the office for the first time since March 2020. Despite the ravaging passage of time, and having had almost two full trips around the sun since I last walked…

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Road to Remote – We Made It!

After many years of thinking about it, dreaming about it, and hashtagging it (see insta bio) – I, Charlotte Gray, am finally going remote y’all! #RoadtoRemote No more trying to strategically plot my 25 annual leave days throughout the work year for maximum holiday time  No more sighing to myself…

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2020: Year in Review

I honestly can’t quite believe it’s time for the year in review already! Typically this task is quite joyous as it gives me an excuse to plunge back through the archives and remember all that I got up to throughout the year. This year, of course – things will be…

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#100DaysOfCode

Did you know that right now people are taking part in 100 day challenges? All over the world, in every language, and topic you can image, people are committing to delve into something for 100 days.  The idea being that doing something every day for 100 days (just over 3…

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Up and Away with Rebecca

What is your name? Rebecca Where do you live currently? Sheffield Where are you from? (If it’s not currently where you live.) Belper, Derbyshire What do you do? I’m a clinical research nurse Where and when did we meet? We met in the CAC canteen in Maastricht! Well we was…

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