We have more news. I’m being brave, going solo and ‘following the fun’. The dream is to make money through doing something I enjoy; designing websites. Bring it on!

This decision came after weeks of applications and interviews for Marketing Roles here in Tassie. I was landing interviews and proud of how presented myself to the working world, but after a particularly rough day of job hunting Ash came home to instead find me working on my latest Feral Sites client website.

“How did job hunting go today?”

“Awful. I hate it. I still don’t think I ever want to work in marketing ever again. I’m just working on Daniel’s website to cheer myself up. My heart just isn’t in presenting other people’s ideas anymore.”

Just like that, we recognised what needed to be done. Feral Sites needed to ‘go official’ and become, one day, the main mega-earner for us. Working on websites for people genuinely makes me happy. I love it. Ash found me working on a customers website to ‘cheer myself up’. It doesn’t feel like ‘work’ to me. Let’s do more of that, then?! AWWW YEAHHH!

Ash and I spoke at length about the decision. I’m going to get a part-time job to secure income whilst developing Feral Sites into a powerhouse web design agency. Since I’ll no longer be exhausting my creativity for the benefit of an organisation other than my own, I feel ‘complete’ and like this is absolutely what I need to be doing. The decision has immediately swapped out feelings of apprehension regarding getting back into marketing for powerful notions of pride, ambition and self-belief. Ash of Jequitiba and Felony Sweepstakes have also stood to attention since the decision. This new direction is certainly going to benefit these other children of mine, too. Incredible.

It’s a long way to the top (if you wanna rock and roll), but I believe I have what it takes to launch a successful business. It won’t be easy, especially in such a hotly contested market, but bring it on.

Anyway, I’m gushing. Sorry. I’ll round off this update by saying that progress developing the business has already been amazing. Not the least because Feral Sites is exactly that now… an official business. Registered in Australia on the 11th May 2021. Tom Humphreys is a business owner. Unbelievable. Thank you to everyone who helped get me here, not the least the one and only Ashleigh Carden. Megababe.

Check out my official business listing, yo!

So yeah, watch this space beautiful people. Feral Sites has been unleashed and is on the prowl for new customers.

Astounded by the brilliant hospitality of Kev (Kiev) and Julia (Tom’s parents) on a week long  holiday in rainy Cornwall, England. The final frontier of relaxation before we DO ONE. We laughed in the rain’s face as we cycled and danced and ate our way around Polgooth and the surrounding areas… maybe the fabulous Polgooth Inn more than anywhere else but that’s OK!

Cycling, port towns, bird watching, thunder amplified, walks, talks, sound effects, trivia, THAT pub quiz, fluffy doggos, bird song, bats, almost burgers, shandies, photos, Heligan and so much more, all wrapped in a warm happy wholesome package.

I don’t think I’ve ever eaten so much in my life and Tommo may never look at beer again, but our souls feel hugged. So THANK YOU to Kev and Jules for spoiling us with such an amazing week. <3

Ft. Bikes, sunshine, cows and a damn steep hill  that was awesome to ride down.

Special thank you to http://www.pentewanvalleycyclehire.co.uk/ for amazing bikes (so comfy). Check em out if you are in Cornwall. They were a lovely couple!

A furry welcome to a fantastic week with the Humphreys.

 

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Extremely excited doesn’t even cut it at this stage. As of today we have both handed in our notices at work, we have been through a combined ten vaccination injections and the next four weeks are packed full of visits with our family and friends. Let the count down BEGIN! …. 33 days to go.