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A resilient new year

By Alex / January 14, 2021

And so the Julian calendar has finished a cycle and a new one is beginning. It’s traditional to wish people a happy new year at this point, and yet I’m hesitant. For the past few years I feel like we’ve all been saying, “Thank goodness that shitshow of a year is over, this new one…

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Slowing down

By Alex / September 8, 2020

This pandemic has changed us all. I was hustling, and hating it, in an industry I didn’t even enjoy working in. It was bad for my mental health. After a couple of months of struggling, I realised that the only thing that felt good was working with my hands on the basic stuff of living.…

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