Contain Yourself

In this generation of instant sharing, it's so hard to keep anything to yourself anymore. An exciting piece of news? Instantly broadcasted on WhatsApp. Juicy piece of gossip? Forwarded on to a select few. Advice being sought? A trusted friend is only a phone call away. You get the gist. It's not that I consider … Continue reading Contain Yourself

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Automatic Appreciation

Appreciation. It's a funny one isn't it? It's drilled into you from a young age by your parents-when you receive anything from any adult and fail to thank them in time the automatic hiss from a nearby parent is 'say thank you!'. My nephew asked me plaintively the other day why he has to say … Continue reading Automatic Appreciation