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When you grow up your soul dies.

This is a quote from “The Breakfast Club“. My mum’s favourite movie. As I get older I think it’s true.I let a lot of things go that bother me. I don’t stand up for myself and don’t mouth off as much as I should do. My Nan would be ashamed, she always spoke her mind,… Continue reading When you grow up your soul dies.

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Reality of Living Abroad.

I have written a few posts about living abroad. The thing is, the reality is very different to the fantasy. This week was Father’s Day which got me thinking. If you are very close to your family, as I am, it may be extremely difficult to move away. To be honest there have been times… Continue reading Reality of Living Abroad.

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Madam S’ate Drinks and Dinner.

Delicious drinks and dinner last night, marked the start of the weekend and the end of a busy week. Colleagues and I toasted the end of a big project. We headed to Madam S’ate a bar in Civic Square, Elements. I had not been before but tagged along in search of cider. We ordered fish… Continue reading Madam S’ate Drinks and Dinner.

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My goals for the future. Ask, Believe, Receive.

In my favourite movie, Cherry Darling says “That’s the problem with goals, they become the thing you talk about instead of the things you do“. Since I read The Secret I am trying to be more positive in order to take more control of my life and goals. I have lots of goals for lots of… Continue reading My goals for the future. Ask, Believe, Receive.

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Watching Handmaid’s tale and Law of Attraction.

This week hubby and I got addicted to The Handmaid’s tale on Netflix. I read the book first, but just discovered the series online. When I say that I am a feminist, I do not think that women should be treated better than men, or that I hate men. I think we need to have… Continue reading Watching Handmaid’s tale and Law of Attraction.

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Fancy Dinner and “I would like to be like that”.

To celebrate an anniversary, hubby took me to the Glasshouse restaurant on the roof of the IFC. Recently I have been feeling down about being different to my colleagues and acquaintances. I could write a whole post on this, and although there are some people who have been unkind to me and tried to push… Continue reading Fancy Dinner and “I would like to be like that”.

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How to maintain friendships.

As you reach your thirties, your friendships begin to change and evolve, as well as what you want from your friendships. When I was at university, all I needed was someone to go out and drink with. When things got rough, I am fortunate to have had two very good friends to help me through… Continue reading How to maintain friendships.