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1000 – a reflection.


I have been blogging for 1000 posts, I have sent 8457 tweets, add this to my recent birthday, and I have been alive for 14247 days on this earth, so probably a time for reflection.

I have learned a lot, but no where near enough. I am pretty sure i am good at somethings, and terrible at others but I probably know enough about stuff to have muddle on through.

I feel old. I know I am not old But I am probably in the 2nd half of my life. But not really taking care of myself in the first half or putting my body at risk is taking its toll. (Eating too much is one example of this. Time to do the hard thing and change that and some other things).

I don’t communicate enough. I know sometimes I struggle to communicate, and to say stuff. I want to change that, and going back to academic studies has helped me to one be more confident when I speak. (Yes I know a low bar) but also to feel like I have something to contribute and say which is worth while.

I like who I am and who I have become. I don’t think I have always been right or done the right thing, but I am here, and i think here is a pretty good place. I think there are some things I need to do differently, but I like that.

I like that.

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It’s the end of university as we know it…

(r-l: Gordon Mackie, Peter, Jackie, Carolann, Sarah, Heather, Andrea, Eleanor, Sinead, Susan, Derha, Brian McGinley, Me.)
(kneeling down: Akwugo Emejulu & Nick)

so the call back session is over and the class is no more.

Strathclyde University’s Post Graduate Certificate in Community Education course has been fun (or stressful,annoying, excellent, lousy and weird at some points). I mean I got exactly what I expected from it. being challenged, getting time to think, reflect, learn, and challenging.

the last night ended up in partick with in depth conversations of the state of socialism, feminism, post modernism, religion, argument about starting a real wage campaign in Glasgow, why Christianity may or may not be true. How I am in the top three Christians one of my course mates knows. and finally which celebrity you would like to eat you or would you like to be eaten by. kinda bizarre end to the evening but at the end there were only a few who had had a good time.

It was a good time and more thought on this to follow.

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