Friday, 1 January 2010


It's 2010!

(Just in case you hadn't noticed)

I'm not too big on all the contemplative stuff people like to get into at this time of year. I mean, I contemplate plenty, but it's not fun. I like my New Years Eve to be fun! You've probably come across statistics labelling Christmas and New Year as the most depressed times of year. Apparently that's not true anymore, but whatever. It's still a time of contemplation and resolutions which leads to regrets, cold short days which contribute to SAD and the enormous pressure to have fun often driving people to the hospital to get their stomachs pumped.

So I'm going to try to wave the last decade goodbye swiftly and carelessly, with no attempts to fight the continual marching onwards of time or any nostalgic/regretful wallowing in memories.

Or does none of what I've just written ring true at all for you? What's your attitude to time and memories? Do you sometimes wish you were a small child again?

(Me, this time last year. It was sunny and I'd transported over a decade into the future)


  1. Wow, look at that beautiful hair!

  2. Happy New Year dear!!!
    Love the new layout and what a cute picture.


  3. I guess you're right, people take New Year's resolutions too seriously and then get depressed when they don't keep them. But I think that it's good to have that kind of standard time of the year when you can plan and contemplate a bit more than usual.

  4. I definitely miss certain times of my childhood, but I find myself more comfortable with who I am as a person with each mother says it's the same with her, she's more comfortable in her own skin every year...and it's hard to miss childhood when you remember quite poignantly a crippling shyness!
    But I definitely think NYE shouldn't be so much about resolutions or should be a celebration. :)

  5. Not a child but a teenager who knew better...

    Happy New Year! LLGxx

  6. I think it's a great time to take stock of your life but also to spend it with people you love. happy new year! xx