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That 'Seven Year Itch'

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Let me just clarify, this post isn't about my love of all things Marilyn (although I really should write one!) Instead, it is because after almost seven years, I have just accepted a new role with a different company and I am a bit giddy with excitement over the new challenges awaiting me. The first of which, sees me starting and completing an NVQ assessor qualification in six months, from there the opportunities are aplenty! It was a bittersweet day on Monday - it all came about so fast, I hadn't even warned my current line managers, and since they are good friends I felt guilty and a bit sick.I'd weighed up the pros and the cons, those who know me well, know that it isn't decision that I have taken lightly, as I have loved my work and the families. So much so, that the phone calls and email of resignation, go down as being two of the hardest/emotional things I have done. Yet, they don't get rid of me that easily as I am staying on the Bank! It's not to say th…

Logan, Lush and Cats...

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Those who know me well know that since first discovering Lush at their Carnaby Street store back in 1998 (I think!) with Mum, I have been a convert! It is my Mecca... I was so excited when they finally got around to opening the doors of their Colchester store! I sniff them out where ever I go... It's hard not too with the gorgeous scents wafting down the street, luring you in!I've done my stint as a Lush girl - Temping for Christmas way back when I had finished college... And I suppose, it's not so secretly, known that I would give my current career up , to return to my Complementary Medicine training and work in their spa. However, I don't think commuting or relocating to Poole or London would be financially viable. However, if they ever opened one in this area, I'd apply to work there in a heartbeat! For now I just have to settle for occasionally wandering into Colchester for a sniff/test and treating myself to a goody (or two!) Pre-L, my bathroom was full to the…