No Regrets…

Its been some time since my fingers did the talking…but generally, I feel I have become a quiet person lately. Wonder where did I leave that part of me that was fun, spontaneous, bubbly, trigger-free, etc etc…lost in the great Ocean?
*shrug*

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Ya right! Perhaps there are just too many voices in my head.

And the voice that says, ‘Serves you right, L!” have made its way into it over and over again, recently.

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-2012-

Looking through some photos & realized the truth in the phrase “Love your work, but not your company – as you never know when your company will stop loving you”. How right I was in taking the ‘sudden leave’ post-Deepavali last year, and gladly being the driver for our family trip to Cameron Highlands – and it was a Cameron trip none like my previous ones, Unique indeed! 🙂 It was some time since all 5 of us got together for Deepavali…what more a family holiday.

Had I chosen to be back to work the day after Deepavali, as my then employer tried to squeeze off me…I would have lost out on precious memories of a good time. Nobody remembers ONE Day spent at work when you would have rather been elsewhere. But when it comes to holidays, now…those are precious memories! 🙂

No regrets at all…in fact, I am smiling looking through the photos 🙂
tension relaxation

And remembering that I am looooooooooong overdue for a Holiday! My one holiday per month resolution saw daylight for the first half of 2013…all thanx to freelancing! 😉

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So for the very first time, I am going to be away from my family and home for Deepavali.
Although it is usually just a day of lazing around with the idiot box…munching on all the goodies (mostly homemade by parents) – some years to the point of driving myself sick…some fighting :p & perhaps catching up with some hometown friends…and a trip to visit my sweetheart in my favourite Sitti Vinayagar Temple on Deepavali morning is a MUST for me…

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Damn, serves me right!

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But oh well…I have Faith that I do make good decisions afterall. I hardly look back with Regrets…the one and only regret in my life remains ‘forgetting to swim’! *paiseh*

So, everything is for the best…I am glad I spent the day(s) last year as I did 🙂

And I hope not only today, but for the rest of my life…I will feel and say the same – No regrets.

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3 Responses to No Regrets…

  1. Chel says:

    Hi, I was very inspired after reading your blog and your journey towards a career in Australia. Your words are encouraging. I am about to do the AMC Part 2 and have been unsuccessfully searching for a job for the past year. Most of the websites I read are frankly quite demotivating regarding the job market in Australia but this is the first that has been positive! Please continue your writing efforts. I would like to hear more about the process you went through to secure a job there.

    • drvolcanoe says:

      Hi Chel,
      Sorry for the super late reply. The job market for IMGs are definitely very competitive. Hope you have secured a job!
      It is always sad when someone had to go back for failing to secure a job. But the real challenge begins once we are in the system. Nevertheless, let’s not give up.
      Cheers, mate!

    • drvolcanoe says:

      Hi Chel! It has been ages. Wonder if you are happily settled at a job here?

      I finally started writing on IMGs Road to Australia to answer the repeated questions I get. Doing it part by part though.https://drvolcanoe.wordpress.com/category/down-under/img-in-australia/

      Wondering if you would like to share any of your experience? If yes do let me know.
      Cheers!

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