Hello 2021

Hello 2021

I’ve been writing a version of this post every January since 2010. There have been highs and lows, years filled with countless happy memories and some peppered with pain and heartache. But none of them have been anything like 2020. In many ways, there’s not much...
Hello 2020

Hello 2020

I’ve been writing a version of this post every January since 2010. Reading through each entry in quick succession provides a wonderfully detailed overview of the decade. This time ten years ago, Isabel and Jesse were 4 years and 6 months old respectively. We...
Hello 2019

Hello 2019

I’m writing this on the first Saturday of 2019. It’s bitterly cold outside, so I’ve got the fan-heater running as I type. The constant whir of its motor muffles the sound of Sigur Rós playing from my new Echo Dot on the floor below. The light in our...
Hello 2018

Hello 2018

I’ve been writing a version of this post every January since 2010. Sometimes, I sit down at my laptop knowing exactly what to say about the previous year, but occasionally I struggle to find the words. Here goes nothing… 2017 was much kinder to me and my...
Hello 2017

Hello 2017

After an unplanned break from blogging in December and ten days away from home during the Christmas holidays, I’ve been desperate to lose myself at my laptop and pull together my first post of 2017. As you may already know, 2016 was an incredibly challenging...

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