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I woke up on the settee with a question, do I want to see Hidden Figures. The answer… YES. This film about the African-American women of NASA that helped compute calculations and get the IBM system working for future use, was amazing. 3 main characters. 3 stories following them. Each

I MOVED OUT. let’s be okay – day 19

Posted by RJ on 2nd March 2017
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This will be the only post I write that doesn’t follow the same lowercase title as the other’s because a year ago today I moved out. Also, I am officially out of debt. (Other than paying off my flight to Norway on my credit card but that’s what Tax Rebates

pancake day – let’s be okay: day 18

Posted by RJ on 2nd March 2017
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The goal of today was to eat nothing but pancakes but nutrition is an important factor in life so I failed. My diet isn’t really the best and working in town kinda makes it hard to have a good diet. There’s nowhere that’s cheap but also healthy. It’s why I
I had to fight for my voice to be heard with the way I grew up. I started using a strong defence as my attack to others. I didn’t fight the way they fought. I used my words, my voice. Guess what kids don’t care for… words.  This made me

a little bit snobby – let’s be okay: day 16

Posted by RJ on 28th February 2017
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I grew up opposite a council estate. smelling like cigarettes. I had brothers who constantly got in trouble and who lived in council housing with their mother who often had to live with us because of arguing with their mother. I hated being seen in the same light as them.