Student, 23 (Italian)
Change. I’m from Italy and this year a lot of things have changed there, like the government and so on.
Masseuse, 33 (Japanese)
Change. After the disasters we were forced to reevaluate things that we used to take for granted.
Mathematician, 34 (German)
Nuclear power. Five years ago in Germany we decided to shut down nuclear plants within 10 years, and there are five more years to go.
Retail sales, 31 (Japanese)
Change. I moved house this year, and there have been many big changes in my life.
Museum receptionist, 29 (Japanese)
Vibrancy. I met a lot of new people this year and played the piano in concert several times.
Finance, 40 (Irish)
Changes. Globally there were lots of regimes that may not have been the best that people decided they got tired of, and they’ve moved on.
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