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Throughout my life, even from my early teens the thing that scared the hell out of me the most, was the expectation that we should all be 'normal'.
Live a WeiRd Life, it will keep them guessing.
Let’s think about this, how many of the great achievements in the World have been produced by someone who was considered to be just a normal sort of person? Not many I would think. So now when you are returning home from an early morning run, at 5.30 – 6.00 am and you meet your sleepy eyed neighbour, who has just got out of bed really early to get his bin out for collection and when in reply to his curiosity you point to the local hill and explain that you’ve just run to the top and back, do not be surprised if...