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Your twenties – a golden decade?

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Saturday 3rd October 2015

Your twenties are a golden decade – the time in your life when you’re free as a bird and blissfully happy. That’s the view of an Australian academic whose research hit the papers this week. The timing was particularly apt for me because a couple of days earlier I’d pitched up at a reunion with university friends I hadn’t clapped eyes on for thirty years. We’d all studied at the University of York ...keep reading

School reunions – heaven or hell?

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Saturday 3rd November 2012

“You must be mad,” said my husband when I told him I was going to a reunion at my old school. “I can’t think of anything worse.” He had a point, of course. The idea of meeting up with pals from your youth more than a quarter of a century later is weird – but curiosity got the better of me. That, and a flurry of emails from friends saying ...keep reading