Christmas 2019

It’s that time again when I sit down on a November evening still stunned about how dark it has got so early. Why can’t I just accept it? It happens every year; we get round the horn on the solstice and think we can detect the extra 5 minutes on New Year’s Eve in desperation. Next we’re complaining about losing an hour’s sleep. So, I think, what is this that we called 2019? What happened? Did I use it wisely? Did I carpe diem? Well I carped quite a lot actually. As a country it felt like we were hammering our toes and then wondering why we couldn’t run.

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