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Slaves of Fashion: The New Works by The Singh Twins
Indigo: The Colour of India and Coromandel: Sugar And Spice, Not So Nice Images © The Singh Twins: www.singhtwins.co.uk The first display you come to is before you go through the
doors into the exhibition, a striking light box and matching woven tapestry sh...
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Exercise & My Mental Health (spoilers: It Worked)
You know this scene in Legally Blonde: (If you haven't seen it, leave now and come back when you've watched the directors cut. I'll wait.) I'm sold. It's almost infuriating how much of a difference regular exercise and pushing my own limits has made to my m...
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In Twelve Months, In Twenty Years
One year ago my dad died. I sat, in a remarkably
uncomfortable armchair, next to the hospital bed in our living room. Watching
YouTube videos, listening to podcasts and his breathing all night. Staring at a
screen helped keep me awake and videos meant I did...
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How Triathcheat Started
You know when your entire life falls apart and you lash out in strange directions? That's what I did in January. Some
time between Christmas and New Year, possibly motivated by a lot of
cheese and a certain amount of Port, I decided to set myself some
ch...
How Triathcheat Started
How Triathcheat Started
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I've Possibly Gone Entirely Mad
It's London Marathon Day, I am watching the incredible scenes of humanity triumphing over despair and selfishness and nipple chaffing, and I am jumping on the bandwagon! Anyone know where I can get a bright blue wetsuit to complete the set? This year, in Ju...
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From the Drafts... January 2017
This does not feel like a fresh start, I am not looking forward with ideas and hope and excitement to the next 12 months for quite possibly the first time in my, admittedly short, life. It's not that I enjoyed 2016, it has been a year that will be recalled ...
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Travelling With Too Much Baggage
My name is Joy, and I am a dreadful overpacker. I think the scales at the airport, like credit cards, show a target not a limit. I will take too many shoes, I will bring big bottles of shampoo instead of decanting it into those stupid travel bottles, I will...
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A Relationship Update
The Boy and I broke up. Which makes it sound like a joint
decision, and maybe it would have been easier if it was; the more accurate
description is he broke up with me. He tried, I think, to do it slowly and gently because he
thought, I hope, that would be ...
A Relationship Update
A Relationship Update
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Ripples of Grief
My dad died on Monday 1st August 2016. A little after sunrise. Some time between 6.45 and 7.15, we weren't exactly clock watching. He has been gone now for one month and one week, 38 days. Tomorrow is my parents wedding anniversay. Would have been. There is...
Ripples of Grief
Ripples of Grief
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