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It seems to be a condition of our time that the temptation for constant distraction or entertainment is so strong that we forget to put our gadgets down. Or when we put them down, we pick up a pencil and start colouring.
It's not always fun and it's not always happy endings. It's quite often time away from my own family and friends, from my own bed and my own life. But these lovely or powerful memories shape the next year and many years after that. They make me thankful for what I have, wiser, better and stronger. And always ready to do it all over again.