What a whirlwind of a month January was for us here in Aus. From wild bushfires burning through so much of our bushland, killing our native animals and plants, families losing their loved ones, homes and possessions and, for the luckier ones of us, week on week of breathing the smoke through the air – my city suffering the lowest air quality in the entire world numerous days in a row.
I saw a picture on Instagram the other day that said that we can stop saying ‘Happy New Year’ now. Whilst that is probably true – we’re nearly through with January 2020 already – I just wanted to hop on here and say Happy New Year to you all. Thank you for sticking with me through 2019 and following me into 2020. A special thank you to all who have actually opted to be part of the Where I Am crew and get my little blog’s emails directly in their inbox.
I’m also so happy that we’re moving away from the New Year, New Me mentality. Let’s make 2020 the New Year, Old Me (just a more kickass version because…onwards and upwards).
I saw something on Instagram the other day that said ‘there are two months left of this decade’ and my mind was blown. Isn’t that absolute madness? We’ll be in 2020 before we know it.
Wow. October. How the hell did that happen? Another month down and another month closer to the end of the year.
I had originally planned on addressing this topic in one of my LIFE LESSONS posts which, if you have followed me for a while, you will know that they are a humorous take on some of my encounters in life. Continue reading
I don’t know how but the year is absolutely flying by and yet winter seems to be taking an age to pass through. I have well and truly been battling with the winter blues. Nevertheless, I thought I’d do another monthly update on the blog for July/August because my May/June one got a pretty good reception.
The title of this blog lending a little insight into my secret love for Neil Diamond (blame my father).
Anyway, it’s been a while since I’ve been on here so I thought I’d update you a little on what I’ve been up to this past month or so –