For as long as I've been going away from home, adventuring about the UK and the broader world, friendship has followed me. The kindness of strangers who become friends, and friends who'll be strange with you when the delirium of travelling sets in, is an absolute necessity to making the most of being away and getting to know the places you visit.
In my own flat, I don't have a TV or Netflix or any kind of streaming service. I read more than I watch, and if I do watch something, it'll be on YouTube or All4.
He's the man that was there when I took my first steps, and still teases me over the fact I took my time trying to walk, watching the other kids fail before getting it right myself in very few goes. He's watched me walk across the stage at two graduations, and one day he'll walk me down the aisle.
Hero: A hero is a real person or a main fictional character who, in the face of danger, combats adversity through feats of ingenuity, courage or strength.
"Stay at home". They mean your house.
"If music be the food of love, play on" - Duke Orsino to his court in regards the fair Olivia at the very beginning of Twelfth Night. I'm not a huge Shakespeare fan, it must be said, but that is without a doubt one of my favourite lines of literature. I envision including it in my wedding, maybe as a banner across the head table during the sit down meal.