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Life of Lu 19/04/13

It has been ages since I've done a Life of Lu.  I think it is time for a catch up.
1. I turned 29 last week and I loved every second of it. As strange as it may seem I am really looking forward to starting my thirties and embracing all the challenges and adventures that my thirties will bring. I do also plan to see my twenties out in style. Watch this space...

Ignore my horrendous wine lips...
2. James got accepted into college this week to start in September. He is going to be studying Music Business. I am so excited and so proud of him. Three years ago he was sitting the Irish Leaving Cert (Scottish Highers/A Levels/SATs equivalent) pulling his hair out at fractions and basic rules of grammar. Now he is doing the course that he has spoken about since I first met him 5 and a half years ago. It makes my heart swell with joy.




3. I finally tasted Krisy Kreme doughnuts thanks to my very lovely friend Claire. She popped in to visit me at work (what a great surprise that was!) and han…

Birthday ponderings.

Tomorrow is my 29th birthday.
I am excited.
I always thought that I would be disgruntled at the idea of being one birthday away from 30, and perhaps this time next year as I actually turn 30 I'll have a very different point of view. But right now, I am looking forwards to seeing the end of my twenties.
Some amazing things have happened in my twenties.
I fell madly in love with a wonderful man, I made some wonderful friends, I travelled, I discovered my love for pineapple. But when I look back at my twenties in years to come, I will smile as I tell my stories, but a large chunk of what I'll remember of the decade is death, court cases, media intrusion, separations, and other  more personal issues that I don't fancy posting on a blog.
I see my thirties as a new decade.
A fresh start at a chapter of my life.
Hopefully it will be the chapter that sees me travel a bit more at the beginning of it. Hopefully it will be the time where I start a family of my own.
29 is the year whe…