How Far Have You Come...?

David Round
How Far Have You Come...?
How far have you come...?

Have you ever gone back and walked around the town you grew up in ?

I’ve had the opportunity to do that a few times recently, and it has been fascinating - buildings have changed beyond all recognition, schools, shops and the houses of old friends bought a smile to my face, and, 35 years on, everything felt exactly the same yet completely different.

But the biggest thing I realised was how much I had changed - how so many of my old dreams and fears had faded, and how, back then, I couldn’t have even imagined the life I lead now.

When you go back to the start, you suddenly see how far you have come - and all at once you understand just how far you could still go…

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