Today a squirrel shattered my self-esteem slightly

There’s a lady who frequents my local park. She has unkempt white hair and she carries a lot of plastic bags on her mobility device, as though she lives in some kind of rustic way (I imagine a derelict old house packed with towers of horded junk, but this is mere conjecture). Every day I…

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Happiness is only real when shared

Last week, over a few days (because I’m an easily distracted Millennial), I watched the film Into The Wild for the first time. If you haven’t seen it, pop it on your ‘to-watch’ list because it’s one of those films that’ll embed themselves into your being – in a really good way. It’s beautifully scripted…

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22 small joys in life

Sometimes on my drive to work in the mornings, I gaze out of the car window (usually the front one) at passing fields and wish I was a horse.  Horses spend a lot of time in the countryside eating. They’re occasionally ridden. They have nice hair.  But then the very fact that I am able…

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