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I was in Year 9, being bullied and five months off losing all my friends due to one person’s vindictive actions. Ten years on, the world has changed. I don’t live in the same town, or the same house, and I’m not surrounded by the same people. My ambitions for the future now are something I’d never even thought of ten years ago, and something I didn’t consider for most of the decade. I also have interests now that if you’d have asked me about being into them ten years ago, I probably would have laughed in your face. Simply put, I’m not the same person either. I don’t even have the same name. I do think the things I’ve got into over this decade have definitely shaped who I am now. At one point, I was recording songs and uploading them to YouTube, and now I want to record…

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Yesterday, I went to Alton Towers for the fifth time this year and, while this blog is now dedicated to my artistic ventures, I couldn’t let it go unsaid just how BRILLIANT the day was! I can’t explain it. It was heaving! Th13teen and Rita, who normally run at queue times of 40-50 minutes at peak, were 70+; Wicker Man, once everyone had got in the park, was happily holding a queue time of an hour and a half; and The Smiler was much the same. In fact, Alton Towers kicked the closing time an hour later, to 6pm, because at quarter to five, the queue times for some of the park’s biggest rides were still well over an hour! You’d have thought with all of this, it would have been a horrible, stressful and frustrating day. You couldn’t be further from the truth. We started the day, at 8:40,…

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