Hatch Coffee in exile
As with every one of you guys out there, this past week has been somewhat of an emotional rollercoaster. This time of year is usually my busiest trading period, but I am typing this blog post from home when what I should be doing is making you a tasty flat white*
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I am very much a creature of habit, and by that I mean I probably could be placed on some kind of spectrum if certain professionals were to study my daily routine. As of Monday last week that routine was obliterated by something way beyond my control.
After making the decision to close, it took me two full days to deep clean Hatch. This was mostly because of my pre mentioned “routines” but also because of a little bit of denial. I wasn’t ready for my new reality to sink in.
It would be easy to mope and think things like “poor me” or “it’s not fair” well balls to that. All in all my life is great, and sometimes it takes something drastic to happen for you to be able to take a step back and appreciate how lucky you are. I am extremely confident that Hatch will weather this storm and come back stronger than ever.
Getting used to being the man about the house though has been an interesting challenge. I have set myself a working day routine, there’s that word again. I get up at 7 on weekdays and get ready for the day ahead. Luckily I have plenty of great coffee on hand to keep me motivated. Showered and dressed, I kiss my wife and head off to work (the spare bedroom) and devise my action plan for the day.
If cleanliness is next to godliness then our house might as well be slap bang on top of Mt Olympus. Once the big spring clean is complete I fear that the decorating will have to begin.
Thanks to everyone that has purchased their virtual vouchers. I look forward to making you all your prepaid drinks when I return. If anyone would still like vouchers you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I can send you a link.
As ever, stay safe, talk to those close to you and remember this is only temporary.