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Every morning for the past three months, I've been saying a little mantra to myself when I wake up: "I am a marathoner". I've been training for my first marathon and ten days ago I finally did it! It was pretty hard, but an amazing experience. And looking back on it, having my mantra was crucial. It [...]
I've always been a fan of birthdays. Mine falls on June 20th. Last year, I had a wonderful celebration. It wasn't just because of the presents - I got to spend the weekend in the countryside with my closest friends, enjoying all that nature has to offer. This year, however, my birthday will be memorable for [...]
The end of the year is always a time for reflecting on what has gone well and hasn't: 2011 has been my first full year at DFID, working on the topic of green growth – one of the hottest issues out there, and a focus of next year’s Rio+20 Summit.One of the first phrases I [...]