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  • Lyrical Malaria

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    I blame (credit?) delightful author Matt Haig for this post, as it was him asking Twitter to share their favourite lyrics this week that got me unconsciously compiling a mental list… Lines of songs kept me awake at night; I have reached mental lyrical saturation. So I thought I’d share a few of my favourites here; partly because it’s a fun conversation (please […]

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  • Brexit and the 48%

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    It seemed so unlikely, this Brexit nonsense. Something that sounded like a cereal and was promoted by the likes of Nigel ‘I’m-not-racist-but’ Farage and Boris ‘I’m-stuck-on-a-zip-line’ Johnson was surely a bit of a joke. This whole idea about pulling the UK out of the European Union; they couldn’t be serious, could they? I’m certain it was only a small percentage of […]

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  • Right Foot Forward

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    Funny, isn’t it, the things you get self-conscious about. My whole life I quietly resented little quirks of my features – my nose, my teeth, the usual things people fret about, worrying how they look to the rest of the world, despite the fact that all anyone else thinks is that it’s just your FACE. […]

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  • My Year in Coffee

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    Considering my interest in food (preoccupation, some might say), there will always arise the question of what I don’t like. And for a long time my answer would elicit surprise. COFFEE. I couldn’t stand it. It was the only thing I detested, the last hurdle of flavour that I’d yet to conquer; I’d sooner stuff […]