And that’s why the Exeter-born defender, who made his Charlton bow in Saturday’s 3-0 win at Shrewsbury, does not look too far ahead.
“So the next few years could be just as up in the air. I wouldn’t have expected to play for two clubs on loan this season, if you’d asked me at the start of this season.
“You want to be settled, but in saying that I had a good loan at Wimbledon and it has started well at Charlton.
I was happy at Plymouth for 12 years and I maybe thought I would stay there forever, but then it doesn’t happen – something pops up [Rotherham paying a six-figure fee in January 2017].
“My agent doesn’t like to tell me too much until it is almost getting there.
There was a recall in my contract. I could have pushed and said definitely no, that I wanted to stay there. But Rotherham thought it was best for me, and the people around me thought it was best for me.
“It’s a complete turnaround,” he said. “I’ve gone from down the bottom and fighting for point after point. Now we are trying to push towards those top two places.