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In art appreciation at school, our teacher was fond of telling us that Vincent van Gogh said he would dream his paintings and then paint his dream. I could never paint worth a lick, but I was a pretty good dreamer, so I used to imagine having really cool dreams and wake up, painting this: Oh wait, he got there first.  Starry Night, looks like a dream of the night, but chances are that he used his awakened imagination. If life was a painting, what would you fill your canvas with?  That’s always a good place to start, answering the question what do I want? There have been times in my life when I wasn’t really certain what I wanted and my mum would say, well just choose something that feels good until you know what you really want. And that turned out to be excellent advice because, at…

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