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What do I wish I had never given up? Not caring about what people think of me.

Over the years I have given up lots of things. Some were a good idea to give up, like smoking – which I gave up in May, 2013. Other things – in hindsight – weren’t a great idea to give up, like my Royal Air Force career, or studying Magazine Journalism at university midway through... Read more »

Dear Chicago Weather. I hate you.

Dear Chicago Weather. I hate you.
Dear Chicago Weather… I hate you. I’m British, and the British are pretty familiar with complaining about the weather because it seems to perpetually rain in England. The kind of fine, misty drizzle that leaves you soaked to your bone. In England, you have to take your umbrella everywhere with you, although why you bother,... Read more »

Missing friends and family

Missing friends and family
Not so long ago all I ever wanted was so far away. It was within my reach, but far – in distance, and in time. For three years I coped, and struggled with being in a long distance relationship, after my now husband moved across the planet for his job. With the help of Skype,... Read more »
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