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 wondering what life would be like if I could go where I wanted, when I wanted
  • And most importantly no more quaking at lengthy emails threatening the inevitable returning to office 

The time is here! The time is now! 


no more commuting for now – truly the end of an era!


I may miss some of these views a bit though!


Out of Office On – Forever?!

After 18 months plus of working from home, I found a completely remote job. Not just remote for now, or remote until next year, but remote – forever. I genuinely used to think being a remote worker and location independent was a privilege afforded to the lucky few – basically just Engineers and Developers. This was the reason I kept persisting with Javascript even though we clearly do not like each other.

But alas, remote work is not just for tech folk and there’s a plethora of remote opportunities for those willing to apply – you just have to know where to look and be persistent – just as with any job search (more on this later!).


What’s next? 

Breathing life back into this blog that’s been gathering dust. I’m rolling my eyes too, I know I’ve said this several times before. The past year(s) put a pause on me wanting to share anything, but that’s not to say I haven’t had anything to share! I’m looking forward to doing so in my next chapter, which I already have a feeling is going to be a pretty big one.

I’ve quit my current job, and booked a flight. I’ll be starting my new gig in December and bringing in the New Year with friends old and new on the beach. I can’t wait to take you on this new journey with me. 


Charlotte Gray
Charlotte Gray

Thanks for spending some time Up and Away with me!

I’m writing here to keep track of not only my travels to new places, but also my daily journeys through learning, loving and life.

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