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Ring in the New Year with new aspirations

Ring in the New Year with new aspirations

February 2nd, 2023 - Abby Crawford

It’s the new year and I’m already up to old tricks. Such as saying, “I can’t believe it’s nearly February”.


Christmas is upon us

November 30th, 2022 - Abby Crawford

Well, I have to say, I’m just a little bit excited for Christmas. Or the “Festive Season”, as I have said, to be politically correct when writing for my corporate clients.

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Family is everything

August 31st, 2022 - Sean Car

Sometimes we don’t realise this until it’s too late. Or maybe we realise it, but still think we have time to appreciate them.

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I feel like I’m holding my breath

August 3rd, 2022 - Abby Crawford

It’s like I’m trying to stay in a very tiny space, and not burst the bubble. Trying to hang onto what’s happening now, and not look too far ahead.

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Nothing compares to Zambi

June 29th, 2022 - Abby Crawford

I knew it was going to happen. I had no doubt. In fact, when I arrived, I was welcomed by the comment, “you’re with your people now”. They could tell by the look on my face, the excitement and energy that was bursting out of me. It was clear to everyone. I am in love.

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I’ve started travelling again

June 1st, 2022 - Abby Crawford

And it’s not a post COVID thing, it’s a post being a single mum of a child thing.

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May 4th, 2022 - Abby Crawford

It’s a word that’s thrown around a lot and really, by definition, it probably shouldn’t be. It’s a word that has become so overused, that it’s easy to forget the simplicity of its meaning.

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Have you ever held a secret dream close to your heart?

March 31st, 2022 - Abby Crawford

Maybe a romantic dream, of meeting the most perfect partner … maybe a dream of winning Lotto and finally being able to walk away from a thankless role … maybe, of being free …

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The times, they are a changin’

March 2nd, 2022 - Abby Crawford

The words of Bob Dylan’s song have been bouncing around in my head as life seems to head in new directions.

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Well, here we are at the beginning of “another” new year

February 3rd, 2022 - Abby Crawford

It feels like the last few “starts” all merged into a cloud of COVID and restrictions. It’s difficult to look back with anything other than a deep sigh. But this year feels different – it feels fresher, lighter and full of opportunity.

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Breathless anticipation

Breathless anticipation

September 4th, 2014 - Docklands News
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