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Life of Lu. 2013

Christmas has arrived and for many of us it is a time where we get to kick off our heels and have a catch up with or families. For others (I include myself in this) it is a much needed break from the chaotic world of retail where we get to have a yummy meal and watch some great Christmas specials.

For me, Christmas is also a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the year just passed. To remember the good things and to get closure for those things that weren't so great. Tonight, I am going to remember some the things that were good about 2013.

- 2013 was a great year of opportunity for me. I was given chances that the year before I could only have dreamed of, and I snapped those chances up as best I could. Work has been great, I have had lots of challenges and adventures, highs and lows and most of all I have met some amazing people. Which brings me on to the next point.

-Friends. 2013 was a year full of introductions and from those introductions have sprouted some wonderful friendships. It is often said that you can't choose your family but you do choose your friends and I would like to think that overall I have chosen wisely (You always have to have one or two wildcards, don't you?). I look forward to developing these friendships further in 2014 and who knows what adventures they will lead me on?

- One aspect of 2013 which makes me proud is watching all the challenges that James has overcome and triumphed. 2013 was a year of great change and 2014 will be the same but to see him finally end up doing the course that he wanted to do, and finally get involved in music again makes me rather happy.  He has worked very hard to get where he is today, hopefully 2014 will see that blossom into something spectacular.

- There has been so much wonderful news this year. We had the arrival of baby Joseph, engagements, announcements of more due arrivals, weddings, visits... you name it we've had it. 2013 has been a great year for news and it looks like 2014 is going to be pretty similar!

2014 is a daunting thought at the moment. I honestly have no idea where it is going to take me but I have every belief that if it is nearly as good to me as 2013 it is going to be a great one. Especially if I manage to get my 3 parties for my 30th!

So Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all my friends.
Thank you for sharing so much of 2013 with me, and I hope we can do it all over again in 2014.

Lu xx

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  1. Happy New Year Louise! Hope you have a great 2014

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    1. Thanks Breige! I hope you are enjoying life in the north of England!

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