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Life so far… Returning to the place of my awakening construction
So I have returned to snowy Yorkshire after a rollercoaster 3 1/2 day, 3 night return to London. No matter what is said by people from all walks of life about this place and how many times I leave, or come to the realisation that this place just isn't for me, right now, for many, [...]
So yesterday was the last day of being a part of the NoBloPoMo exercise and I knowingly missed it. Not to say I had nothing prepared, I had lots. But I refrained. As I start to look outward at the communities around me, as I populate this site with my knowledge and knowing of the truths [...]
#NaBloPoMo 20 Surrogate – Job Applications & Career Aspirations
So working back in retail has been a very rewarding and interesting experience. Being on the frontline of the new launch of the first ever Westfield development outside of London, in my very own hometown Bradford, West Yorkshire.. has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience amazing! Reflecting on best practice and application of skills within a busy [...]
Is love dead?
I keep coming back to this idea that love as we know it is silly, trite and majorly dead. There is such a silencing of love. It's like we're so desensitized to it. We can't even think about it. To see it. To feel it. Yet we can feel that great aching gap within us. [...]