What does the first day of 2011 look like here in Canterbury?
It has been hot and windy (again). I have had some lovely messages from friends and family with some good wishes for the new year.
We have had a major aftershock this afternoon- but I am grateful that it is not a tornado, as some friends of mine experienced in the midwest of America today! Oh my!
I am looking forward to the new year, and have been thinking about my goals. Here are some of them:
1. I really want to blog more regularly. If I can't quite manage every day, at least every other day. I think that is achievable for me.
2. I've been thinking about sewing projects for the year. A quilt for me. A quilt for Alice. New Christmas stockings . . . the list goes on. I know I should just choose one, but I'll probably end up trying to do it all.
3. This year I would like to focus on my Felt shop, Rosy Cheeks, and try and built up a good supply of products. I have lots of ideas - just need a little of that motivation. I'm one of those people who hates selling anything I make.
4. Lose weight. I bought Zumba for this - just gotta find the time to do it when no one else is around!Has anybody else tried Zumba - it's embarrasing - but effective. And fun!
Leanne over at Cottage Tails has listed the first sentence of each blog from the past year. I thought it would be fun to do that here, too.
Mistral came motoring into the bay, and put down her anchor.
With the turning back of our clocks the weather has taken a plunge. Summer is gone.
The school holidays are usually quiet for us, but I've noticed this year that it just gets busier and busier as the children get older.
We were very proud of our girl last night. She won the coveted Artist of the Year trophy at our annual art awards.
Thank you so much for the inspiration Leanne. It has been fun to look back on the year! Also quite scary, because it has made me realise how very fast the year has flown. Things we did in June only seem like a few weeks ago.