The Graduate

Daughter #2 has started a ‘rest of my life’ blog. would love you to have a read and follow.

Olives and Upwards

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Perhaps the name of this blog is slightly deceiving. Yesterday, at the University of Birmingham, I did not find a Mrs Robinson and fall simultaneously in love with her and her daughter. But I did graduate.

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Ok again, potentially deceiving. My friend gave me back a ring that I had misplaced a couple of weeks ago. Why this exchange earned copious messages of excited congratulations is beyond me…

Even despite the disappointing lack of marriage proposals that I received, yesterday still turned out to be an amazing day.

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I won’t give you a play by play of the actual ceremony, I couldn’t be so cruel. Instead, I’ll just give you a couple of my personal highlights:

1. The Vice-Chancellor’s pronunciation of my nameUnderstandably, if I saw the name ‘Augusta Melia’ for the first time in a room filled with hundreds of people (and it weren’t, of course, my name) I would probably…

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6 thoughts on “The Graduate

  1. Love Augusta Melia’s blog. Reassure her that many of us are still deciding what to do with the rest of our whole entire life and are still awaiting that flash of insight that apparently equates to adulthood. THERE IS NO RUSH …

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