New year

Onwards and upwards on the greatest adventure of all

It’s the end of a decade. (And yes, you are excused if that opening sentence has you humming a certain ABBA song.) Soon, we’ll have survived two decades of the new century, of the third millennium. I remember thinking back in 1999 that here I was, mother of four and borderline middle-aged entering a new, […]

Onwards and upwards on the greatest adventure of all Read More »

On the cusp of a new year

So here we are, on the eve of a new year. I have a tendency to go a bit blue while contemplating the year that is about to end, mainly because it has just swished by. Tempus fugit, as the old Romans would say. And time does fly, doesn’t it? Somehow, just how fast the

On the cusp of a new year Read More »

Making them and breaking them – of New Year Resolutions

Hands up all those who make New Year Resolutions and never live up to them. No? Am I the only person who promises roundly and delivers nada? Well, dear readers, I don’t believe you. Plus I know for a fact that I live surrounded by people who make resolutions every New Year’s Eve and rarely

Making them and breaking them – of New Year Resolutions Read More »

Onwards and upwards; a new year beckons

Sometimes, I wish I was Chinese. Especially when we approach New Year, I really, really wish I could have a New Year’s celebration like theirs, complete with those magnificent Chinese dragons. Then, of course, there’s the added benefit of Chinese tea – cha. This is a people that fully understands just how relevant tea is

Onwards and upwards; a new year beckons Read More »