Taking a Break and Breathing in a New Year

Taking a Break and Breathing in a New Year

Yesterday, when I returned from a blissful Sunset Spa at Whittlebury Hall, my dad said that he didn’t think I realised how stressed I was. To begin with I said I did know; after all, that was why I booked the spa retreat in the first place. However, when I woke up this morning with no aches, no pains, and having slept straight through the night, I realised that maybe he was right.

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Christmas Spirit

Christmas Spirit

Christmas spirit is an interesting thing. For some, it starts to seep into consciousness mid-September, before we’ve even hit Halloween. For others, it’s around about the last week of November: just after the Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. For me, it’s a feeling that really appears when December arrives, but it’s often been hovering in the background for a while; it shows itself in the application of Christmas bedlinen or the occasional Christmas soundtrack.

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