Three’s A Crowd

On a complete whim this week (it always happens on a whim), we welcomed a third cat into our home: Salem, named after the ever-iconic feline star of the Nickelodeon hit show ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’. Initially though, the idea of having a third cat daunted me like no one’s business, but not so much my mother. But as the days have passed, the tables have turned…
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If It’s Broke, Fix It

When I come up with an idea, it’s natural instinct for me to want to push forward with making it a reality but what you have to accept when doing that is that the idea might fall flat on its face; just because it works in my head doesn’t necessarily mean that it’ll work in reality. And when that occurs, that’s when the need to fix something – or to remove it entirely – must kick in.
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Moving On: Looking Back on Season Two of ‘Opening Doors’

I totally preferred this season of my podcast Opening Doors with Shaun Nolan for several different reasons: I love the new format for the show, short episodes (45 mins instead of 55) and five guests per episode (instead of three); I love the new series of questions covering topics like racism, homophobia, transphobia and more; and I loved the wide variety of guests that I managed to have.
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I Am Changing

I’ve been feeling weird recently and I’ve found it hard to articulate what I want to say. I’m at the main stage in a young person’s life where change starts to occur and while I tell myself I’m open to changes, I think I only like them when I’m the person making them happen. In fact, scrap that: I know that I only like them when I’m the person making them happen. And that ain’t great.
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What I’ve Learned in 18 Years

Today – March 2nd 2017 – is my 18th birthday and with that milestone under my belt, I thought now was as good a time as any to not only reflect on the past 18 years of my life like I would normally, but to do that through 18 different life lessons I’ve learned through the (short!) years so far. It’s not much and it’s nothing overly inspiring, but I think it’s necessary nonetheless, if only just for me.
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The New Year Blues

I may have had a fantastic year last year, but the start of this year has been a bad one for a multitude of reasons. There’s something about January that stresses me out every single year and in all honesty, I am always glad to see the back of it. I call it The New Year Blues; a period of about six weeks or so at the start of the year when everything is a big grey blur, and they were certainly at play this year.
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