Madness: Day One

So, my idea is to write a little mini post each evening before going to sleep as opposed to trying to sum this up in one massive post at the end of the whole trip. We all know the latter would never happen. To be honest, I'm not sure if I'll manage the mini post [...]

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Wait, January happened?

I think it's fair enough to say that January has been one of those months, my end. It's gone by in a whirl - certainly assisted by the fact that I can't remember half of it - and not exactly as planned. I guess we should have got the drift when we were up at [...]

New Year’s Resolutions

As a child I came up with this genius idea that my New Year's Resolution should be to not make any resolutions. Child me thought it was easy. Teenage me realised it was inherently paradoxical but, hey, it still works, right? Last year I actually made a couple of proper resolutions which were to write [...]

I can safely say this is the first time I’ve ever ‘built’ a tree.

The day before Zoë and I were due to fly to England the unthinkable happened. My (artificial) Christmas tree suddenly arrived. I know... a week late! Anyway, we hurriedly arranged the troops to make good on earlier plans to meet up and decorate.I don't have to explain to you how much I love Christmas. If [...]