By The Boy Who Procrastinates – August 31, 2019


The thirtieth birthday is broadly considered to be a major milestone in many people’s lives. In a sense, it marks the ultimate transition from the innocence of youth to the drudgery of adulthood. 

Even though this milestone has crept up on Fitzgerald’s narrator, Nick Carraway in The Great Gatsby, he speaks to the masses’s unpopular view of turning thirty after having seen the wrong end of it. 

I too turned 30 this month. While it is improbable that the path ahead will be that menacing, there is no reason that its commemoration cannot be portentous. Now on the cusp of adulthood, this will be a good opportunity to reflect on the past 3 decades. 

Everyone has a story to tell. Everyone is a writer, some are written in the books and some are confined to hearts. And here’s my journey thus far. The

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