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Leap and the nets will catch you

"My mum gave me one piece of advice before I set off: “Leap and the net will catch you”. I was moving to Paris but I was a penniless recent graduate in Glasgow, crashing with a network of friends and serving burritos. Moving abroad can feel like you’re in a free fall, but there are plenty of places, good and bad waiting to break your descent."

A Door Has Closed

"All the ladders and rungs which I have used to pull myself up in life have been drawn up behind me, removing the social safety net which allowed human beings to be human beings in even the worst of times."