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Monday Musings


Do you like my photo for tonight’s post? I took it on our last morning in Ibiza last year, probably around 5am, overlooking the sea and the swimming pool. It’s hard to believe this time 5 weeks I’ll be back there!

Tonight’s thoughts are on work and jobs. Now, if you follow me on Twitter, you’ll have seen that I had a job interview back on 3rd June. Unfortunately, I didn’t get the job. However, last week I received a phone call asking me to an interview for TEPO Consultancy Belfast. The interview was the morning and…. I’m back for a second interview tomorrow! Well I think it’s tomorrow, the email said (and I quote) “…on being invited back to spend the day with us on 14 GIUG 16 alle 11;45…”

Now is it me or is that in a different language? Getting distracted, sorry. The main point in this was to ask, is it bad that I really don’t want to go for the second interview? I know nothing about the company, or the position I am applying for. It’s in an awkward place to get to. I don’t know if I should really be complaining, I mean a job is a job but really I could see this one far enough. Why can’t I just get work in a simple shop? 

After my interview today, I was walking back to the train station when my ankle gave way and I fell to the ground. Everyone around me carried on their daily business except for two homeless guys who immediately rushed over to help me to my feet, insisting I sit down until I’m sure I’m okay again. The worst part was, as I stood up, I realised I had no way of thanking these two men for their help. I had no cash on me, and there was nowhere nearby I could even offer to get them a coffee or soup from. Even now I feel horrible about it. If they’re still there in the morning then I’ll buy them a breakfast roll or something… Just a shame we don’t have a Gregg’s nearby, and none of the coffee shops offer a “pay it forward” system. Maybe that’s what I should do if I fail university, set up a small independent coffee shop that either offers a “pay it forward” scheme or a buy one give one free system. Would you go to an independent shop if they offered this? Let me know in the comments below!

Ktkinnes xx

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2 thoughts on “Monday Musings

  1. Great idea about the coffee shop. It’s a shame more places don’t offer this kind of thing

  2. Thanks! I’m surprised other people haven’t considered it before, especially with so many homeless or struggling with money. Who knows, maybe in the future this will become a real thing!

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