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52 Weeks. 52 New Year's Resolutions.

About Me January 6, 2010

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I am 33 but without the wisdom and the damaged corners I feel like I’m aged somewhere between 6 and 23.  I have come to learn that quality of life is much better than sacrificing it for bucket loads of cash.  I tried the corporate ladder in the world of advertising but kept falling off so now I work part-time in a bookstore and study two courses via correspondence – Editing, Publishing & Proofreading and Advanced Professional Writing & Editing.  By the end of it I hope to be a mechanic.  Somehow these activities take up all my time so I am filled with trepidation as to how the resolution challenge will fit in.

I consider myself a connoisseur of music, TV, books, film and art.   I am, however, completely incapable of crafting any of these things myself.  I may not remember your name but for some unknown reason I can tell you who sang a particular song or acted in a particular show.  My brain seems to like soaking up the unimportant things.

I live in Brisbane, Australia with my German Shepherd and my parents.  I haven’t always lived with them so I don’t feel like a complete loser but for now the arrangement works well and helps me financially while I pursue a different career path.  I also owe them rather a lot of money.  Plus, they have a sweet TV.  When people question my choices I remind myself that I don’t have to live my life the way other people expect me to.

I am opinionated but not outspoken.  I realise that some things are better left