All posts tagged: news

Breaking News

So, today I officially left my team in Sales. I’ve been working in sales for the past (almost) five years, and now it’s time to turn the page. On Monday, I’m starting as an Internal Communications Coordinator, in the Marketing department – still in the same company! This is very exciting for me, as I get to be a bit more creative at work, and have the difficult task of engaging my fellow coworkers with news and content about our company! I can’t believe I just wrote about work, a topic I had decided not to write about here a long time ago! Anyway, more news! I’m moving soon, so I’m now searching for a new abode. As some of you already know, my brother has come to live in London, and we’ve decided to share a flat. So please, if you hear of any nice affordable place in London, ideally South-ish, let me know. Moving date is set for end of July! I’m viewing a bunch of flats tomorrow, so wish me good luck! …

Service disruption

The entry today is going to be a bit on a darker subject than usual. While travelling in the tube this morning, we heard an announcement telling us that the trains in such and such line were severely delayed due to a passenger under the train. You see, we live in London. Having trains delayed are a normal occurrence for us. If anyone asks me how long it takes me to commute to work, my answer would probably be “30-40 minutes on a good day.” There is always a signal failure, or a service regulation, or some other stuff going on. We even have websites and apps to let us know about the disruptions. The image we have of the Tube is that when it rains, water gets on the tracks and it stops working. If it snows, then ice is the problem. If it’s too hot… I don’t know, cables melt or something? We know whenever we use the Tube, especially at peak hours, we’re going to suffer delays. It’s part of our daily …