A question of scale

A question of scale

New as I was to self-employment, the last four years have been full to the brim with all kinds of work. Not only have I kept Daily Designz operating, I have had a number of full-time jobs along the way as well. It has all been worthwhile and suitably challenging. The...
Full Circle

Full Circle

Strange but true, I have come full circle. When I moved to Kamloops in September 1990 following my stint at university, I ended up with a job at Kamloops This Week and thus began my lifelong career in newspapers. I started out in the mailroom and eventually got on in...
Keeping things interesting

Keeping things interesting

I loved my day job but there were stretches of time where I found it a bit boring. Those were always the times when nothing new was happening and I wasn’t learning much. I can honestly say that boredom has not been an issue in the past three years since I have...
Ready and rarin’ to go

Ready and rarin’ to go

I went from a few years of burning the candle at both ends, especially in the last year and a half, to a couple of weeks of unstructured “free” time and to say I felt discombobulated would be an understatement. I am actually getting sufficient sleep for a...
Gearing up again

Gearing up again

I have had the best of both worlds for the last year or so. I have been working temporarily, full-time, covering a mat leave in a job I absolutely love. The work has been suitably challenging and rewarding and the working environment (despite two significant...