After yesterday’s rather gloomy posting, things are a bit better today. J and I went to bed on New Year’s Eve, long before the New Year was rung in and so we had a great sleep and woke to brilliant sunshine. The cats were lying in the sun. Shadow was doing likewise and even the fish were sunbathing at the top of the pond. I didn’t make any rash New Year’s resolutions, in fact I didn’t make any at all and so I wont get depressed when I break them. The children are in
It’s not unusual for us to spend New Year’s Eve at home. Some years we have people over for a late dinner and occasionally we’ll go off to a friend’s house but this year we decided to spend ‘the bells’ at home, reflecting on a very good year (financials aside) for both of us.
The early part of the year was completely dominated by our wedding and my memories are of my beautiful bride-to-be walking up the aisle with her sister whilst I waited at the desk, fully kilted with my brother (in
The ‘honeymoon’ to
The builders were back in March, April and May completing work to our house and then summer took over. Twelve weeks of dry and not-too-hot weather allowed me to do quite a bit of work in the ‘garden’ with my pride and joy being a rather dark, dismal corner which has been transformed into an oasis of shade-loving plants.
J and the kids went off to
My weekend in
The final weeks of the year were dominated by my ‘little prob
And so another year ends. A good year, but one which passed very quickly.