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Trying to get things going again

So I am trying to start blogging again. But before I can really do this, first I need to provide you with a quick update of major events in my life.

– I have gone back to university to get my Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary0. I have just started my second semester of part-time study, and I will write about my (complex) reasons why another time.

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23, engaged, and I refuse to feel bad about it.

So I just read a blog post called 23 Things to Do Instead of Getting Engaged when You’re 23, and you know what? I am not impressed. At all.

As someone who got engaged at 21, I am really not a fan of this article. Not because it encourages people from getting married later in life, but because it is rather scathing of people who DO get engaged young. The author seems to think that I should be marking my skin with a permanent tattoo, getting a pet which makes me sneeze, join a US-centric overseas social welfare organisation, make other people feel uncomfortable or bad about themselves, be selfish, convert to a different faith, eat a crap-ton of unhealthy food and flash myself at some poor unsuspecting passer-by (child-flashers anyone?). Continue reading