Saying Goodbye to 2014

I’ve taken to calling 2014 my “Tale of Two Cities” year.  It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. My mother died in April; work turned to shark-infested custard; there’ve been family illnesses. It’s been one of the hardest year of my life.

But also these things happened: I had a magical three-week residency at New Pacific Studio in the Wairarapa; I had two books accepted for publication (a novel and a poetry collection, both of which should be emerging next May); I got a great new job; I had a lovely week with my friend Nicola in Glink’s Gully; I got a prize for public management (the Master’s degree I graduated with last year); and through all the chaos, I had Peter looking after me.

Roll on 2015. I’m hoping it’s going to be less of a roller-coaster and I hope it’s a great year for everyone.  Happy New Year.

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