My 43rd bites the dust …

This week I celebrated my 43rd birthday! October has most definitely always been my favourite of all months and having my birth date in October I find rather special. This year I spent most of my birthday on my own, apart from being treated to a lovely massage in the morning and a great, fun evening with family over cake and champagne and, in between, literally hundreds of Happy Birthday messages.

Being on my own, however, was just what I needed and almost my own gift to myself, long walk through town, treating myself to a lovely meal, as well as a long bath at home that I generally never have time for as well as it being an opportunity to reflect on my life and work and these few but short hours of solitude is probably the best gift anyone could have given me.

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