Friday 20 July 2018

Stop, look and listen. That's the 2018 plan

John Masterson visits an elephant orphanage in Pinnawala
John Masterson visits an elephant orphanage in Pinnawala

John Masterson

'In 2017 I intend to go somewhere I have never been before. And I am going to begin a new habit. I will spend more weekends on this little island visiting parts of it that I do not know as well as I should."

That was what I wrote this time last year. I firmly believe that if you say out loud that you will do something, then it greatly increases the chances of it actually happening.

So how did I fare?

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