End of year post: Soul-soothing

writerchristophfischer

28564unilad-imageoptim-screen-shot-2016-11-14-at-11-00-212016 has been a year of much tragedy, ugliness and extremes:

On the negative side, there’s been a lot of worries about my loved ones, illness and depression around me, bad situations that I can’t fix, death of idols and loved ones, political frustration over 15724999_10209240031571390_4203298083530084222_oextremism, xenophobia, Breborisjohnsonxit, Trump (and what all this comes with for us), and grave concerns about the course humanity and societies are taking.

On the plus side, however, I grew some fantastic new roots in my adapted home in Wales, joined the LibDems as a party I can fully relate to, made great progress in the book world, started playing football and got permanent residency in the UK.15731764_398936727108529_3489619596171925727_o-12016-finalist

This week, as we’re looking back at the year behind us, the worries are taking over my mind again. What can I do? How can I change the world to become a nicer place, get people to…

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