Tag Archives: freelancing

A different kind of leap year

A man jumping across a chasm.

I’ve been my own boss for a year now. A year and a day, actually, given the existence of 29 February. A whole 366 days without pointless meetings, petty office politics, red tape, commuter hell and overpriced coffee. As you can probably tell, I don’t miss my old existence at all. It was making me stressed, tired …

National Freelancers Day

An office setup in a bedroom.

Happy National Freelancers Day! In a little over a month, I’ll have been my own boss for a whole year. When I quit my well-paid but completely miserable existence at a red tape obsessed organisation last summer, I wasn’t sure it would work out. But I took the leap of faith and haven’t looked back since. …