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Anthony Bailey

New Year, New Aspirations

11 January 2018

I think we all greet a new year with new hopes and aspirations. The days slowly lengthen and the sun seems to shine more, even if spring plants haven’t awakened yet from their slumbers. Pre-Christmas was a mad rush in our household trying to get the bathroom refurbishment done before everyone turned ...

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