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Happy New Year! (And happy birthday to PinksCharming)

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and welcomed the new year with something sparkly. I woke up with a migraine, and all my New Year’s Eve plans were scuppered. I spent most of the day in bed, and finally managed to crawl to the sofa late afternoon, knowing I’d have trouble sleeping that night if I slept any more. I flaked out about ten o’clock, and then got woken up at midnight by the fireworks outside our house. Oh well, I’ve never been one for New  ...

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My Favourite Family, Things I Love

Reasons to be Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving! Although I’m not American, I am an Honorary Texan (yes, that is a thing!) and my cousin and I spent a wonderful Thanksgiving in Atlanta with my honorary second American parents Bruce and Joyce when I was a student. Anyway, American or not, I think it’s a great idea to remember all the things we are thankful for. I’m sitting typing this in front of a real fire in our very cosy cabin in CentreParcs, drinking a glass of red wine. So I am very very thankful  ...

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