However, while I am personally grateful for the fact that I don’t work in an office I admit there are many advantages to doing so, and there is a reason why office cultures still exists, even as they have evolved and, presumably, will continue to do so.
The hard, scary stuff that you don’t know is almost always difficult to think about, and so you avoid it, categorising it as boring. Until you actually get started, and you dig deep and find out that, actually, the really challenging, complex stuff is the most rewarding and enjoyable of all the work there is.
I've stuffed my Audible wish list full of items I optimistically hope to consume over the coming months; from self-help to business, foreign languages, biography and memoir, and a few hitherto unread classics as well.
It has taken five years, but now - very recently, in fact - I've given up working weekends. Well, let me qualify that statement. What I should say is that I have given up habitually working weekends at what is now my day job.