A bona fide escape artist – crates, kennels, cat flaps on window ledges. Gastric surgery for eating things she shouldn’t – twice. A shattered disc one minute, and walking out of surgery the following day. Early osteoarthritis. An extra butterflied … Continue reading →
As the year comes to a close, I feel both flat and optimistic about what’s around the corner. Every time I sense change or headway being made, something will always brings it to a shuddering halt – but maybe that’s what wrong with the world these days. We want everything and we want it now; if neither of those are satisfied, we have failed. Be thankful for the small things, etc.
And I try to be.In between recovery and taking baby steps back into reality. I’ve also been in denial about how much I can actually do. It’s hard to be thankful for small things when you feel ready to take on the world but others don’t think so or, worse still, your body won’t let you.
However, talking as though my morale is flatter than the thinnest of pancakes isn’t going to help anything either, so, instead, let’s reflect on the good things that happened.
What did 2016 grant you? A series of life-changing events; a job you always wanted; an adventure to a country you’d longed to go to? I’d love to hear about it below! Here’s mine:
It’s easy to see why people fall in love with this city, or return in their droves despite the current climate. Walking through its streets, if you’d been living under a rock and/or away from the news, you could be … Continue reading →
First ever holiday dinner with my partner’s family. Second family visit road trip in two weeks, and my back is wishing the hottest of hells upon me. Third, forth, possibly even fifth garage excursion for our poor VW Polo, meaning … Continue reading →