What a tough and crazy year this was, looking forward to starting all over again, starting fresh. And I’m praying for a softer and better year! 2018 please be kind.
What did you do in 2017 that you’d never done before?
I went on a bread baking course (artisan breads) yum!
Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
No, I can’t even remember what it was. But yes I have three resolutions for 2018
How will you be spending New Year’s Eve?
I don’t know yet
Did anyone close to you die?
Yes, sadly a cousin of ours and an old family friend of my dads
What countries did you visit?
None. But visited two new towns in SA that I had never been to – Haenertsburg ♥ and Dundee
What would you like to have in 2018 that you lacked in 2017?
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7
What date from 2017 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
24th of March and the 6th of May – graduation of both my boys
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Both my boys graduated ! I’m soooo proud
What was your biggest failure?
I failed my younger son, and I’m heartbroken about it
Did you suffer illness or injury?
A really bad case of migraine that resulted in spending two days in hospital and MRI
What was the best thing you bought?
Hand made leather shoes and a blue shweshwe hand bag
Where did most of your money go?
Bills, bills, bills
What song will always remind you of 2017?
Havana by Camila Cabello
What do you wish you’d done more of?
I wish I had danced more and laughed a whole lot more (same as last year)
What do you wish you’d done less of?
I cried, like a lot
What were your favorite TV shows?
If they let me watch TV at home it’s Big Bang Theory
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?
Started three haven’t finished any, yeeks….
What was your greatest musical discovery?
Khalid – Young Dumb & Broke
What was your favorite film of this year?
I really enjoyed “Paris can wait”
What did you do on your birthday
I had a surprise birthday party in the office and surprise party with family and friends Spoiled and blessed beyond measure
What kept you sane?
Me time 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 with out those chats and laughs
Who did you miss?
My family overseas
Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2016
Life takes some unexpected turns, the hard knocks of life, some practical experiences that include hardships and disappointment but God is in control all the time.
Breathe. Just breathe. Pray and have a little faith…♥
Looking back on 2016