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Loss, Closure, and Self-Respect

Loss, Closure, and Self-Respect

I lost a friend recently. Well, more than six months ago, but I somehow didn’t notice it at the time. It crept up on me.  I thought she was busy with college. Then she seemed to have vanished from Facebook, so maybe that was because she was focusing on other things. She wasn’t replying to my blog comments, but maybe she had a backlog to work through?  Eventually it dawned on me that she’d blocked me from everything except her…

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The Hunger Games Is Not The New Twilight

The Hunger Games Is Not The New Twilight

Just as people compared Twilight to Harry Potter because it was a bestselling book, the film made lots of money, and it sparked loads of fan art, fiction and music, people are now comparing The Hunger Games to Twilight. And this annoys me. Because although they’ve got their similarities, they’re different. They’re so, so different. You only have to look at these two movie posters to figure that there’s something a little more interesting about Katniss as a character… but I digress. In an…

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