As a Carer I Have No New Year Resolutions But I’m Going to Redefine Holiday!

My New Year resolution is to not make any, to just roll with the year and whatever presents itself – I’ll manage, cope and conquer! I did swiftly proceed to call a family meeting to plan some holiday times intersected into work and University schedules. Last year’s down time was critical but it was reactive rather than researched and proactive.

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You Don’t Need to Go Far to Have an Adventure

An Adventure in a day

Emily and I set out for lunch in a local cafe. Our trip took on a life of its own as we headed up the steep slope out of our road. It was like climbing in the Himalayan Mountains with the warming sun to our backs and the spring flowers just loosing their bloom. After our successful ascent of the South Face of Annapurna .We reached Barry the Butcher in good shape, we passed the Parisian quarter with the French bakery to our left, its flags fluttering in their plant pots, onward towards Tasty Thai. We didn’t stop as we were on a mission, tracking up and down pavements as intrepid explorers of un-navigated terrain.  At one point we left the beaten path and ventured onto the road to escape the moguls formed by a trees over zealous stretch. We squeezed through narrow straits formed by a road crash barrier and electrical sub station junction box, with not an inch of comfort.

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