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The kindness conundrum

February 15, 2013

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‘Keep that wine flowing – when you’re drunk, I’m funny,’ crowed the compère at a recent comedy night, and the crowd roared with laughter. That wasn’t the only point in the evening that his self belittling quips drew snorts and guffaws – in fact each reference to his beer gut, hair loss and general inadequacy […]

My first Liebster Award

November 30, 2012

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Something happened yesterday that I’ve been honing my tearful acceptance speech, scrubbing the pea soup stains off my best Primark frock and practicing my best shocked-and-ecstatically-grateful-while-secretly-cursing-you-all-for-not-nominating-me-sooner face for. The lovely Small World BIG Mouth has nominated me for a Liebster Award and I couldn’t be happier – knowing that people gain even just a shred […]