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I had a tough time at school - for lots of reasons, but the one that's relevant here is competitiveness, and not my own. By the time I figured out what the problem was, I was in my mid-twenties and studying for a degree.

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“Yes, Mum.”
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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "Happy Release day!!!
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Thank you Al. :) I couldn't get onto this yesterday. :/


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Al Happy Release day!!!



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Debbie McGowan Hellu wrote: ""

Thank you! And also to you! xxx


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Hellu


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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "barka dà Kirsìmatì
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And to you (with knobs on). :D Have a good one, Al. x


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Debbie McGowan Noah wrote: "Happy Holidays! :)

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Thanks, Noah. Right back atcha! x


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Thanks, Truus! <3 Bestest wishes to you! x


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Truuss Happy days and a wonderful 2017 !! <3




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Noah Happy Holidays! :)




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Hahahaha. Congrats! :D


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Al Weeeeeeee



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I'm going to be here a long time...


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Thank you for inviting me! :)


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Natalia Hello!
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Layla Whenever I'm feeling down I watch this.


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Happy Valentine's Day!


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Debbie McGowan Layla wrote: "Happy Valentine's Day :)

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Aww. :) Thank you, Layla. To you, also! x


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Thank you, jenTed, and to you! x


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Ooh! How terribly anti-establishment! ;)


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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "That's you holding up BTP :D"

Our lovely tiny world. :D Well, in that case, we're already sharing the load.

I don't think I could hold up a helium balloon this morning.


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Al That's you holding up BTP :D


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Whether that's you, me or some hot dude, I think we could definitely share the load. :)


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Hellu New avi! Very nice :)


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Merci! :)


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Layla Bonne Année Debbie! :) xx

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Debbie McGowan Hellu wrote: "Happy New Year!
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Thank you, lovely! :) And to you! <3


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Hellu Happy New Year!



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Debbie McGowan Kristan wrote: "Happy New Year! Wishing you all the best in 2016 :)

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Thanks Kristan! Love it!

Happy New Year to you also! x


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Kristan Happy New Year! Wishing you all the best in 2016 :)

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