Reflection Another year over…

Over the past few weeks, I have found my attention been caught by a phrase from a Christmas Song playing in the shops and on the radio “another year over and new one just begun”. I think it is a common phrase that most of us will utter in these days probably with the addition and “it has gone so quickly”. Just another fast thought among the many that cross our consciousness. This phrase “another year over” has stayed with me and provided me with an opportunity to reflect on the past year – my lived experience- some filled with gratitude, others highlighting areas of challenge and others the moments of …

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