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43 life lessons I’ve learned in 43 years

By - Richard - 27th January 2022

It was my 43rd birthday. Happy birthday me. I started to think about the amount of time I have spent on this earth. This was not an existential crisis, but a round about way of me coming up with the idea for this video. And I decided to reflect on all of the lessons life has taught me and give them to you, dear viewer, as 43 life lessons I have learned in 43 years.

By no means exhaustive, this collection of life lessons is a summary of the important, and less important things which I have learned for myself, either through observation or bitter experience. I hope that these life lessons are useful to you and that you can also recognise that I speak the truth – particularly when it comes to overhead lighting.

I find it funny to think that I am offering advice on life in this video. Consider it more a whimsical look at the trivial matters of life. These are merely things which I have learned and I hope they appeal to young people and old people alike. You never stop learning.

About the Author

Richard Nicholls - Managing Director

Before launching Swift Films, Richard worked as a broadcast TV director and editor, working on programmes for the BBC, ITV and Sky.

A multi-skilled and technically-minded filmmaker, Richard is equally at home coming up with creative concepts as he is on location filming or pulling footage together in the edit suite.

Richard is a member of Independent Producers Scotland and has a love of cats, football, chocolate and Film Noir (in that order).