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Christmas, Adulthood, and Festive Transitions

Christmas, Adulthood, and Festive Transitions

Christmas as a young adult is weird. It starts getting weird in your mid teenage years, I think, although maybe this depends slightly on your family traditions, and whether or not you have siblings (plus, whether they’re older or younger). I’m the youngest of three, so my siblings outgrew many of our childhood traditions some time before I did, although given that we were never a family who believed in Father Christmas, this wasn’t as big a deal as it…

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Spring Is Dancing In

Spring Is Dancing In

That title was rather a bad joke, relating to my post a little while ago about the novel I’m currently writing, which is based around the Rite of Spring. There we go, there’s the secret, if you weren’t reading the comments Anyway, I was in my garden today, recording a vlog. I decided to do it in the garden because although I made my first YouTube vlog in April last year, I didn’t make a single one in the garden,…

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The Nights Draw In

The Nights Draw In

Sing a song of sixpence and wait to hear it rhyme, Taste the sour sweetness of a lemon and a lime, Dance for what they’ll give you and sing for what they won’t, But when they bid you go, I beg you make sure you don’t. Don’t play their game. I was taking part in the ‘Mini Saga Challenge’ on Protagonize, where you’re ‘tagged’ to write a 50-word chapter with a given title. I was given ‘Song of Sixpence’, and…

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