I’m 34, not 74! Stop asking when I’m going to have a baby! Fuck off! As you can tell it annoys me, a lot. I appreciate that I am classed as a geriatric medically, but don’t assume it is something that I want, or it is something that I can experience.
Let’s be honest, you usually see a picture of me sipping on a glass of Prosecco rather than a cup of tea! The well-used British idiom means ‘not to someone’s liking’, and as I’ve got older, grumpier and less tolerant toward people and things that impact on my routine or life has seen me change my outlook.
You are not everyone’s cup of tea, but that’s OK
Growing up, I wanted people to like me and if there was a hint that they did not then I didn’t like it. I would do stupid things to try to make them like me – be loud, tell a few white lies, agree with their views (even if I didn’t). I would try out their hobbies so I would not be left out. Behaved differently around people trying to be a person I thought they wanted me to be.
So in the age of digital media, where we put our thoughts, feelings on the web and share our news on social media have we forgotten the power of the pen? When the hand-written letter, thank you note or documents is fast becoming a thing of the past, the art of elegant or even just legible handwriting may well be under threat. The unofficial holiday National Handwriting Day encourages you to put pen to paper, and to practice your handwriting.
Why is it that at the start of the new year we re-evaluate our lives?It is something I have never understood but has been engraved into us by society.New year – new you.Out with the old, in with the new. Please insert other relevant cliché phrases.