New year, same me

I love New Years for all the new beginning they bring. I am truly infused by the energy everyone has in January to make progress and I'm always happy to celebrate the success and growth that I've experienced. But I am not under any illusions, I am still me. And that is not a bad … Continue reading New year, same me

My fifth of 5 Christmas’

My final Christmas was with my biological family. It's far from a traditional Christmas yet it feels just as merry as any other Christmas. Firstly, my father visited me at university. This is the first time he's come to see me on campus and we had a great time. Despite the notorious British weather putting … Continue reading My fifth of 5 Christmas’

My fourth of 5 Christmas’

This was the grandest of all my Christmas'- in number of people and festive-ness The halls were appropriately decked, fires were crackling and hearts warmed. I was ecstatic to be invited to Christmas dinner with my partner and their family. All year I have been eagerly awaiting the Christmas period to spend time with this … Continue reading My fourth of 5 Christmas’

My Second of 5 Christmas’

This Christmas wasn’t really a Christmas but more of an time of advent. Preparing for all the excitement to come, which is captured in Christmas. It began with an activity filled afternoon. Making wreaths, munching on mince pies, decorating ornaments and jamming to festive tunes. Getting me right into the Christmas mood. This mood didn’t … Continue reading My Second of 5 Christmas’