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The Way We Lied

What the auctioneers referred to as the ‘ballroom’ had been cleared and arranged with chairs borrowed from various parts of the house for the auction, which started promptly. 391 more words

Suzanne Goldring

New Year's Challenge: Progress Report #009

Hi guys! Well, not only is it Sunday, it’s also the first of the month (hello May!) so it’s time for me to have a look at my Japanese progress for the last week and outline what I want to do now. 460 more words

Language Learning

Happy New Year - 2016

I can’t remember when we last attended a New Year’s Eve party, so imagine my surprise when I realised I was going to be hosting!  Luckily Dianne helped divide an conquer the list of necessities – including decorations, yummy food and a ‘make shift photo booth’. 73 more words

New Year

The Twenty Sixth Thing

The mental health service I was using closed down.
I feel so helpless
My desire to hurt myself and deeply destroy a part of my soul, grows daily… 98 more words


Hey all! Remember me? The blogger who skulks off to Thailand for a once in a lifetime holiday and leaves y’all for 2 weeks? Well I’m backkkkkk! 1,920 more words


18 down, 34 to go ...

I never tend to make New Years resolutions, as I’m generally rubbish at sticking to them. Why set yourself up to inevitably fail and kick yourself when you do? 376 more words


Extracurricular Failures

Years ago, I wrote a little column about how in academia, we tend to speak only about our successes and remain very silent about our failures, and I suggested that people compile and publish their “CV of Failures”. 352 more words