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Surprise! It’s Your Birthday.

I turned 60 this year.  “Where did the years go?” wonders that younger-self still hiding inside my mind.   Our kids are marvellous at thinking ahead. A year ago they asked, “What do you want to do for your birthday, mum?”  “Surprise me!” I said.