Tag: year in review

Each year I love to promise myself I’ll get better at blogging regularly, then fail, then try to redeem myself with the very bare minimum of a year-in-review post. It’s really only so one day, my offspring have some piece of me left to ignore.

*Note: recap focuses primarily on, as Miss Piggy would say, “Moi!” (And French people I suppose if you’re nitpicking.) There’s a bit of family stuff but not too much, not ‘cos it didn’t happen (which it definitely did, and by Bowie, my nerves are frayed), but because my kids tend to value “privacy.” Quotation marks intended. I really can’t connect with youth.

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I spent the countdown to New Years’ Eve sitting on the hill in the amphitheatre at Woodford Folk Festival, bawling my eyes out while giving 2014 the finger. After the shite-pile that was last year for my family – death, divorce, two interstate moves and severe declines in mental illness – it really did seem that entering this new year, the only way was up. And you know what? I really think it was. In 2015, I: fell even more utterly and completely head over heels in love with a truly brilliant and wonderful human; became a Clown Doctor in…

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After a beyond crapola 2010, complete with car accidents, toddlers breaking legs and husbands being hospitalised, I was ready for a pretty damn spectacular 2011. I’m chuffed to see now, that a) it didn’t disappoint; and b) my blog is so incredibly useful in terms of remembering what the heck happened! So here tis. January: – kicked the year off in typical uber-optimist fashion by making a nice juicy and just mildly ambitious set of goals. – made our preps for the flood situation in Queensland, thanks to my hubby’s special brand of genius. – flew to Sydney with littlest…

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1. What was your New Years Resolution and did you keep it? I can’t even remember so I’m gonna go with “no.” 2. Did anyone close to you give birth? A number of people, most of whom I’ve noticed through facebook. Stop having children, please. They are making me too clucky and we can’t afford another. 3. Did anyone close to you die? My grandma’s best friend. She was an amazing woman and I’ve known her as long as I can remember. 4. What countries did you visit? The US of Awesome and New York. I mention them as two…

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