Nick Trutwein
In 2009 I graduated with a first class BSc honours in Sport Science, since then I have worked meaningless jobs, met excellent people and travelled the world! Now, however, it is the world of the unemployed for me and as such I have decided to document my thoughts and feelings about being a depressing statistic. Major themes are: battling boredom, maintaining morale and the tedious process that is JOB HUNTING. Despite the gloomy nature of the topic I have endeavoured to inject some humour... being an avid Irvine Welsh fan helps!

Oh, and I live on a farm with cows and sheep! Louder than you might think.

Blog Entries by Nick Trutwein

The Dreaded Sign On Day

(0) Comments | Posted 5 December 2012 | (22:12)

This is a day that is penciled into the diaries of all the unemployed. My day was always a Thursday, which compelled me to ask "why must I always attend on a Thursday?" The answer is it is all down to your National Insurance number, so there you have it;...

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Unemployment and the Battle to Maintain Morale

(1) Comments | Posted 15 November 2012 | (12:41)

Unfortunately, this is not my first taste of the "rock and roll" lifestyle. Twice before I have been on the dole, always in disbelief as to how I have got myself into this situation, but always full of initial optimism - "don't worry, it won't be for long"; but as...

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