“Je ne regrette rien…”, Edith Piaf famously sang. What it must be to be without regret! We’ve all, at some stage of our lives, regretted actions we’ve taken, wondered “what if..?” about the alternative to a decision we made, or perhaps looked longingly over our shoulders at something that once was. Hindsight is frequently beneficial.
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The few (!) changes on my CV over the years have occasionally made me feel a little self-conscious, especially when it’s examined by recruiters or interviewers. The same concern on my behalf has also come from older family members, a generation more often blessed with job longevity. The case for the defence is as follows, your honour:
I recently started considering childhood memories and / or memories of my own children when they were younger for blog subject inspiration. I used one of my own schoolboy memories for my last post, recalling writing a piece in response to extracts from Milton poetry during my English Literature A Level. The whole process got me thinking about “writing in response to…” as a means of kick-starting the creative muse. A worthwhile exercise, given that this blog is random in its subject matter as driven by said muse!