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Great Expectations

I’ll always have that image of poor Miss Havisham in her weevil eaten wedding dress waiting in the attic, in my head. I wonder sometimes; is it easier to have great expectations and court disappointment, or under-expect and be nonplussed? I do try to roll with the punches. I try to take it as it…

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Friday Funny!

Flying Brazilian ‘You don’t mind if Angela does your wax today, do you? She’s new.’ There are three times you don’t want a ‘new practitioner’ – childbirth, hairdresser, and beauty therapist. ‘No problem’ I sighed. I lay down on the bed and started to prepare for the full length leg wax, the Brazilian and eyebrow…

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Highly Strung

My fifth form maths’ teacher was the first to label me, ‘highly strung’. He told me his opinion after throwing a blackboard duster at me (it hit me on the head), on the day I discovered my parents were divorcing. I was never good at maths anyway. Not like words. I was good with those….

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