Monthly Archives: December 2016

The end of the road 

Today is not just the end of 2016 it is also the end of my ‘a year in blogs’ challenge. There have been times when I didn’t think I would make it and in the past two weeks when I … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #ayearinblogs, blog, blogging, challenge, Christmas, ideas | 4 Comments

Honoured or not

There is a lot to be said about why we do certain things in our life. When it is something that we want to do then we do it with passion. It is that bit extra that makes it special. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #ayearinblogs, work | Leave a comment

Relying on others

It is now over a week since I developed flu and during that time the most energetic thing I could do was getting out of bed in the morning. I can’t remember being this ill in my lifetime except perhaps … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #ayearinblogs, Christmas | 1 Comment

Coughs and sneezes

The human body is a frail thing. We like to think that we are able to withstand a lot but it takes surprisingly little to floor us. For the past week I have had what I thought was a cold … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #ayearinblogs, Christmas | Leave a comment

2016: a year of loss

There is a lot of discussion about how 2016 has seen more celebrities dying than in previous years. A few weeks ago I was listening to More or Less on Radio 4 who proved that statistically there was no difference. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #ayearinblogs | Tagged , | 1 Comment

The day after 

When I was growing up Boxing Day was always the time to really get to grips with my presents. I could try things out and play with each in turn. There was a great feeling of satisfaction in doing that … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #ayearinblogs, Christmas, kindness, social media, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A positive Christmas message

This isn’t the way I expected to be spending my Christmas. I have been lying on the sofa for the best part of four days now feeling rough, coughing and varying between hot and cold. I either have a bad … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #ayearinblogs, Christmas, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment