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Emotional validation from an unexpected source

My uncle came over earlier and we talked for quite a while. I wasn’t exactly in the mood, but I’m glad he came over. My mum often criticizes him for being aloof and not thinking of other, but that isn’t … Continue reading

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Shitmas

I’m not sure how much benefit I’m getting from the exercise involved in riding my bike when I find myself in a constant state of panic as soon as I leave my front door.  This causes me to run out … Continue reading

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Final update before returning to Rochester (scared, sad, worried and unable to sleep)

Unless something drastic happens today that I feel the urge to write about, this will be my final update before I leave Grantham for London Gatwick Airport late this evening, in order to catch my early flight to New York … Continue reading

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Not even my first white Christmas can lessen the pain…

If I didn’t have such contempt for Christmas, maybe I’d at least be able to appreciate the true “white Christmas’ going on outside.  I’ve never experienced a white Christmas before, not in my native United Kingdom or here in the … Continue reading

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