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Happy New Year! (And happy birthday to PinksCharming)

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and welcomed the new year with something sparkly. I woke up with a migraine, and all my New Year’s Eve plans were scuppered. I spent most of the day in bed, and finally managed to crawl to the sofa late afternoon, knowing I’d have trouble sleeping that night if I slept any more. I flaked out about ten o’clock, and then got woken up at midnight by the fireworks outside our house. Oh well, I’ve never been one for New  ...

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My Favourite Family, Things I Love

What My Dad Passed On To Me

My dad is a lovely, funny man. Brilliant, but a quintessential absent minded professor. He’s worked incredibly hard to get to the top of his field (aircraft design) despite having to leave school at aged 14. His dad died, so my dad had to get a job. He’s worked his way up from an apprentice engineer, to a world-renowned professor. Not bad! He is incredibly generous, both with money and time, and he and mum have kindly put up with all of us moving back home for various stretches  ...

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