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May 25, 2018
by Neil Turner


Today is, once again, my birthday. I’m now well into my mid-thirties. I haven’t anything special planned today – I’ll be going to work as usual. Tomorrow, I’ll be meeting up for lunch with my parents for a birthday meal. … Continue reading

May 25, 2016
by Neil Turner
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So today’s my birthday. I’m 32, which isn’t a particularly notable age, other than the realisation that my GCSE exams were half a lifetime ago. So rather than ramble on about how I’m feeling old, I thought I’d look back … Continue reading

May 25, 2015
by Neil Turner
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May 25th

One thing Wikipedia is good for is finding out what happens on a particular day in history. For example, on May 25th: 1878 – Gilbert and Sullivan‘s H.M.S. Pinafore opens in London. 1895 – Oscar Wilde is sent to prison for … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
by Neil Turner
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The big Three Oh

Today’s the day that I leave my twenties and become a thirty-something. One of a few ‘big’ birthdays that I’ll have in my lifetime. Christine’s present to me was the trip to Dublin, and my parents bought me an iPad … Continue reading

May 25, 2012
by Neil Turner

Birthday Slice

It’s my birthday again today. I now only have two years of my twenties left. I’ll be spending it in London.