1. Health issues: Amy's autism continued to astound me on a daily basis; I found out that I have a different type of epilepsy to the one I was diagnosed with twelve years ago; I experienced periodic seizures for the first seven months of the year; changed medication; lost my driving licence through my condition.
2. Writing: finished my paranormal romance; felt the relief when I finally closed the file, only to open it again a few months later to begin editing; found a wonderful editor who helped me considerably and is giving me an enormous amount of support in order to achieve my dream; discovered how bloody hard it is to edit and reach perfection, if that can ever be reached, and prepare a manuscript for submission. That doesn't guarantee publication which is a whole different issue.
3. Farming: a successful harvest at last, after last year's disaster; selling price of lamb increased; atrocious weather conditions caused havoc in the fields, meaning 400 sheep needed feeding twice a day, twice as much spent on fuel, twice as much on feed, more work for the Farmer.
4. Paranormal: it's been eventful. I intend to talk more about this next year, perhaps when I think more seriously about collating my experiences in either book or blog form.
I shall raise my glass of Vimto to a new year filled with more highs than lows; we need to accept the lows in order to appreciate the highs. There are things I'd like to change, resolutions I'd like to make, goals I want to achieve, but all in all, so long as we stay happy and healthy, the rest is bound to follow.
Peace and Prosperity to you all.