My 25 Before 25 List

The thought of turning 25 this year fills me with dread. A whole quarter of a century of life, halfway to 50 for goodness sake, and I feel like as each year goes by I’m achieving less and less. I don’t mean this post to come across negatively in any way – I am happy and healthy and am lucky to have what I have and lucky to have the ability to experience so many things, but I like to push myself. I really want to make 2019 a corker of a year, and I thought 25 before 25 would be a good way to start.

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Learning To Drive With Anxiety

It’s been around 4 years now since I passed my driving test. It really doesn’t feel that long ago! I didn’t have the easiest experience learning to drive with anxiety. Two instructors, 3 cars (not my fault, I promise), 3 tests and one slightly dented tree, but I finally passed my test in August of 2014.

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I Won The ENTIRE L’Oréal Paris Age Perfect Make Up Range!

During December, Boots UK ran a 12 days of Christmas campaign on their Instagram page. As part of this, one of the prizes was the L’Oréal Paris Age Perfect makeup collection. On a bit of a whim, and with no expectations, I liked the post and commented that I would love to win this for my Mum. Around a week or so later, I got a notification from Boots that I had in fact won the prize!

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My Experience of Jury Service (UK)

This week, I completed my second and final week of jury service. For those who aren’t aware, jury service here in the UK requires you to go to court and form part of a 12 person jury to hear and try cases. As someone who is fascinated by crime documentaries, and has studied aspects of criminology and forensic psychology, I was really quite excited to have been selected.

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