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Dire news on the Brexit front (‘no deal’ is now more likely than ever)

I really *should* stop looking at the news, but doing so is impossible in the age of information that we live in.  When it comes to Brexit, it affects me too much to just choose to ignore it.  The latest … Continue reading

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Living here has been like serving a 6 month prison sentence

I don’t have to express how much I hate weekends, especially here in Grantham.  I’m tired of feeling like a prisoner stuck in my flat, unable to go out because of the plethora of kids, teenagers and families living in … Continue reading

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Another highly triggering encounter with my mother (family of origin)

TRIGGER WARNING: Self harm I had a truly awful day yesterday (Tuesday), which culminated in another major fight with my mother.  Once again, she managed to upset me when I went over to her house around lunchtime.  I only went … Continue reading

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I feel far more comfortable among EU migrants than locals here

I broke another smartphone again, thanks to my dyspraxia.  ‘I’d only had it for 6 months, but it was already covered in cracks from where I’d dropped it previously.  I dropped it again the other day when I was cycling … Continue reading

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Comparing the UK that I’ve returned to with the ‘alternate’ version of 1985 in Back to the Future II

I;m sure most of you will have seen the movie Back to the Future II at some point, as it was released 30 years ago and has been on television a million times.  The entire trilogy is on Netflix, which … Continue reading

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I’m going to try living with K (my ex) for a while after all

K and I are talking again after the ‘misunderstanding’ from a couple of weeks ago.  She said that we can still try living together for a month to see how it goes.  I’m not thrilled by the idea, mainly because … Continue reading

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Things I’ve learned since being back in the UK

My return to the UK has been nothing short of a colossal failure.  While I wasn’t expecting miracles, I was hoping that I’d find life a bit easier and that I’d be able to make fit in somewhere and that … Continue reading

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