I spoke too soon! Winter ain’t over till it’s over, and I’m sick again so it definitely ain’t over yet. Really wishing we were back in Greece right now like last year.
I trust you are all in better health than I am.
This week’s links
A few of you had questions about building standards and insulation in NZ on my Generation Rent post, which I quite frankly couldn’t be bothered researching. But then lo and behold, this Reddit thread popped up, and sheds a little light on this
Every word in this post made me ache to return to Italy for a bit
A gem from Cash Cow Couple: Converting your spouse from spender to saver
Notes on life and such at Greatest Escapist, on the eve of turning 30
And the Broke and Beautiful Life on abandoning self-imposed deadlines
Finally, at Inc: Your life does not have to be your work
“One of the most critical choices you’ll need to make when you start out in your career is exactly what kind of person you want to be. I think it’s somewhat back in fashion these days to be a workaholic. For some of us it never went out of style. Almost everyone today wants to be an entrepreneur, build a business, and be a big honking overnight success. But that’s only part of the story. Ultimately it’s not about making money, it’s about making a difference. It’s also about more than making a living: It’s about making a life. And the “you” that you become is a big part of the life you build outside the office, as well as within your business.”