Desk Jockeying: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Work

Do you ever feel that you don’t spend quite enough time in your pyjamas? For those of us who work from home, perhaps the opposite applies (I say this as someone who both works from home and should own shares in Peter Alexander).

I’m fairly certain that working from home has always been a dream of mine – a dream perhaps not on the scale of, say, being Nigella Lawson for a day or having Scott Schuman stop me in the street and take my photo for the Sartorialist blog, but a dream nonetheless. I’m not ashamed to say that this is because I am an inherently antisocial person who abhors the very concept of doing anything as part of a team (especially netball). I am extremely anally retentive, enjoy my own company and have an irrational hatred of bland office furniture. I am, essentially, not the sort of person you want in your office, and I’ve worked hard to cultivate that quality.

 

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