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Resolution Resolve

Resolution Resolve

In 2012, my New Year's Resolution was to 'Put more effort into Costume Parties.'

I thought it was great. Achievable. Realistic. And somehow symbolically important to me. I wanted to be that kind of person, over-investing in trivial novelties. Rather than the guy who throws it together at the last minute because it's just not that important...

But somehow 2012 wasn't a big year for costume parties. I don't think I went to any at all. So, not wanting to waste a great resolution, I used it again for 2013. Renewed resolution. Second chance...

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Travel Blog in Hindsight

Travel Blog in Hindsight

One of my biggest regrets about travelling is that I failed to keep a journal. Now, with the optimism of January, I would really like to write a sort-of travel journal in hindsight. Not a blow-by-blow account of what we did, but a  series of posts that capitalises on what hindsight has to offer. These will be the strongest memories, not yet faded but also not completely precise. I expect the gloss of six months' distance might put a particular spin on the story...

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