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New year, new decade

Well, we’re here already and it’s hard to believe.

New year, new decade.

A quick look back to 2019 and quickly looking ahead to 2020.

Listen to today’s podcast above. Don’t forget to subscribe (Apple Podcasts, Pocket Casts, RSS for wherever you get your podcasts).

Happy New Year, С новым годом, Frohes neues Jahr, Feliz año nuevo!

I’ll share some of my podcast picks for January tomorrow.

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A birthday to reflect on

So on Wednesday I turned 28 – happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me (no podcast for this one…the royalties would be extortionate never mind my lack of singing ability!)

As I get older – most birthdays become "just another day". I don’t mean that in an ungrateful way. Far from it.

I think the most memorable ones tend to either be on a milestone birthday (16th, 18th, 21st, etc.) or something special with loved ones.

In a weird way this birthday is a milestone, perhaps in a much more low-key and unusual way. This is the first year I felt becoming 30 is within a reasonable grasp.

I’m not having a mid-life crisis although my lack of hair would claim otherwise. 30 is still young. Ah sod it! Age is only a number!

My point is that I’m nowhere near ready to consider a state pension or investing in a timeshare; but today is not my rite of massage at the pub either. So it reiterates the point of making every day of life count.

I’m certainly doing that and I don’t intend to slow down any time soon.