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    Thoughts On… Giving and Taking Advice

    I feel as though, in my limited time on this earth so far, I have been through A Few Things. I’ve been through disappointment and heartbreak, I’ve been through grief and adversity. After all, thirty years is probably younger than it used to be, but – unfortunately – it’s not young. I haven’t found my one true career path, been married or had a child (which they had by this age), and I haven’t purchased my forever home (which they also had by this age). Times are different now. Friends are only now starting to get engaged and married. Very few have had children yet. Even fewer own their own…

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    New and Unexpected Housemate

    I have a housemate called Lenny. I don’t know when he moved in. He lives in the bathroom. I noticed him for the first time the other day. I opened the door, turned on the light, and there he was. “Oh.” I said. “Hi.” He froze, then ran for cover. He hid in the corner while I brushed my teeth. We watched each other warily. Well, I watched him warily. I can only assume he was watching me too. In reality, his eyes are far too small for me to know exactly where he was looking. You see, Lenny is a silverfish*. Since discovering him in my bathroom, I’ve done…