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Not a place you fall in love with

I was sitting on the bus the other day, eavesdropping to two young women in their mid to late twenties:

“I mean, there are a lot of good things about Luxembourg – I mean it, there ARE! 474 more words

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Going Home: Part Three

Al Wathba Women’s Repatriation Centre (Formerly Al Wathba Correctional Institute)

This is the third in a three part series featuring transcripts from interviews taken with Maria Florentino, Gloria Bernal and Cam Trung, awaiting repatriation to their home countries. 1,269 more words

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Going Home: Part One

 Al Wathba Women’s Repatriation Centre (Formerly Al Wathba Correctional Institute)

This is the first in a three part series featuring transcripts from interviews taken with Maria Florentino, Gloria Bernal and Cam Trung, awaiting repatriation to their home countries. 995 more words

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Oh no, here it comes again!

Oh no, here it comes again. The doubts, the oh-no-what-have-we done’s. I have: 308 more words

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Same procedure as every year

And then came the time to do the same-procedure-as-every-year things for the last time…

Autumn 783 more words

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Exit Strategy #1: The Mini-Retirement

Tim Ferriss’ The Four Hour Work Week features a principle called “The Mini-Retirement”. It follows like this:  Rather than work all of your life, giving your employed self the most vibrant, useful, healthy, energetic version of YOU–just to retire when you are basically old and starting to fall apart–the “New Rich” (a term he coins as those who redefine wealth) take mini-retirements. 1,051 more words

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Alea Iacta Est

Alea Iacta Est! sto det i SMS’en, den som fikk meg til å bråstoppe midt i gata og se meg rundt som om jeg plutselig var på et helt nytt sted. 450 more words

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