resolutions

Ring out the old, ring in the new – YES PLEASE!!!!

New Year’s Eve is a date imbued with hope. It is also host to a variety of traditions, all of them meant to ensure a happy future—or at least give us a glimpse of what is to come. Eating twelve grapes at midnight is one of those “let us hope things go well next year” […]

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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

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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

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