My Life Is Mine.

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I woke up two hours before my alarm. It happens sometimes, usually when I’ve had too much caffeine the day before, and my body can’t fully relax. Lately though, I’ve been waking up earlier due to a sinking feeling in my chest. An emotional anchor, a grieving.

I put the feelings to one side and began my morning routine of social media hopping. Logging on to Instagram, Twitter and Facebook – in that order – to catch up on the world’s events while I’ve been asleep. I only ever spend the briefest amount of time on Facebook where possible, as it has become overrun by memes and clickbait videos I’m not interested in. But that morning, I came across a video that compelled me to stay.

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The Hat Stand.

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I never usually get up to much in the evenings after work, so yesterday I was very excited to attend an event that my friend Heather invited me to. It was the launch of a new pop up shop in the Sheffield Winter Gardens, The Hat Stand, which is setting up shop all throughout the month of June. The sun was shining, the bubbly was flowing, and we had lots of fun trying out so many pretty hats and head pieces.

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