New Year, who dis?

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I’m Pete Carr. I'm a photographer and this isn't a photography newsletter. This is a form of "Rubber Duck Debugging". Writing helps me process thoughts and work through problems. So I write to my computer about issues relating to mental health and being autistic. I then share it with you fine folk. There's nice photos too. 🖖


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Happy New Year. My brain is telling me that logically nothing has changed since yesterday. This isn't a magical reset day. We don't exist in the Star Trek Voyager universe and maybe that's for the best? Imagine being Harry Kim for 7 years. Yikes! Anywho just a quick note to say you are wonderful. Go easy on yourself this year. 

Don't over think New Year Resolutions if you plan to do one. In fact don't do any because they are notoriously anxiety producing. "I didn't hit my target in March! I'm a failure." No! Enough of that nonsense. You are not a failure. Have a theme for the year instead. Year of calm. Year of health. Year of curiosity. If you would like to hear more thoughts on a yearly theme I can highly recommend the podcast Cortex and episode 110.

Remember, if you or your mate are in need of immediate help, CALM’s helpline and webchat  are open 5pm to midnight every day 0800 58 58 58.

Samaritans - 116 123


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Gift shopping for someone you can tolerate? I have a limited selection prints for sale on my archive print shop. Featuring Liverpool, New York, Venice, The Wirral, and beyond (starscapes!) 

Also, everything from the Hello Computer Print Library is also back on sale over the holidays. New Brighton landscapes, Liverpool sunrises, Parisian walks, it's all there. 

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Some nice warming photos of winter in Amsterdam taken on 30th Dec 2019 back in simpler times.


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