What a tough and crazy year this was, looking forward to starting all over again. Fresh start
What did you do in 2018 that you’d never done before?
I learned to make vegan galette (trust me this is delicious) attempted a not bad vegan tiramisu a few times. Painted in watercolours and learned to knit
Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
No, but then I didn’t make any resolutions at all for this year.
How will you be spending New Year’s Eve?
At home, family dinner…early to bed
Did anyone close to you die?
Yes, I lost two friends this year
What would you like to have in 2019 that you lacked in 2018?
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7
What date from 2018 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
4 July and 14 December – graduation of both my boys
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Both my boys graduated! I’m soooo proud of them, the one with his honours the other one his masters
What was your biggest failure?
I failed in my faith
Did you suffer illness or injury?
Migraines. I started keeping a daily diary of everything I eat and what happens during the day. I have a scale of how bad the headaches are where I record the pain levels
What was the best thing you bought?
A green dress and a jumper suit (also in green) 😊
Where did most of your money go?
Bills, bills, bills. And timeshare, we bought timeshare this year
What song will always remind you of 2018?
Feeling You by Mi Casa and Darling by Majozi
What do you wish you’d done more of?
I wish I had danced more and laughed a whole lot more
What do you wish you’d done less of?
I cried, like a lot. I also cursed just as much
What were your favourite TV shows?
If they let me watch TV at home, it’s Masterchef Australia
Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
I still hate the same person of last year
What was the best book you read?
The Tattooist of Auschwitz, An Elephant in My Kitchen, The Masterpiece, The Little Shop of Happy Ever After
What was your greatest musical discovery?
Meant To Be – Bebe Rexha
What was your favourite film of this year?
Wonder & The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
What did you do on your birthday
Family lunch and lots of spoils
What kept you sane?
ART class. Me time – reading – and the chats with my sister and two cousins. We have a WhatsApp group and talk to each other almost daily I can’t live without those chats and laughs
Who do you miss?
Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2018
Life takes some unexpected turns, last year was hard, this year was harder and more painful, how we handle these situations either make or break us. The hardships and disappointments are lessons, I just need to remember that God is in control all the time.
Breathe. Just breathe. Pray and have a little faith…♥
This year may all your wishes and dreams come true….
Looking back 2017