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    Birthdays, Waiting Days & Holidays

      On Wednesday it was my birthday. I always feel slightly unworthy on my birthday, like I didn’t do enough to deserve the ‘happy birthday!’s flung my way. I feel like I should have accomplished something great this past year and I just… haven’t. I feel like I didn’t do sufficient good this year, as a human. I didn’t contribute enough. I am lacking, somehow. Still, as with every year, it’s just made me more determined to knuckle down this coming year. I will blaze through 2018! Hopefully! ….My resolutions start early. To date, I think this might be my least organised Christmas yet! As things currently stand, some of…

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    Thoughts On… Friendship

    “Understand that friends come and go, But a precious few you should hold on. Work hard to bridge the gaps in geography and lifestyle, For as the older you get, the more you need the people You knew when you were young.”   My best friend turned thirty yesterday. She’s become something of a human pinball over the past decade, bouncing from London to Dublin to South America and back again. Her globetrotting has taken her to incredible places, where she’s done unforgettable things, and we’ve kept in touch through the wonder of the internet. We’ve known each other since we were¬†very small, and after all these years all I…