Tag: New Year

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Smart Resolutions

I’m loathe to set myself any resolutions. People do, obviously. However, the receive wisdom seems to be that most folks who set resolutions don’t keep to them. I suspect people set themselves a goal without really considering the implications, or the practicalities of achieving it. Consider the SMART goal setting mnemonic. SMART stands for specific, measurable, attainable,…
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January 1, 2014 0

Reasonable Resolution

The new year swings around and I had a wee dram o’ whiskey, so no need to worry about a hangover or anything this morning. Mind, a week off work has gone me out of my routine, which likely won’t make this week any easier. I’m relieved I managed to meet my deadline of a…
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January 1, 2011 0

Quiet Night In

I spent the night in with my family, eating good food and playing board games. I did not become uncomfortably hot, claustrophobic, or drunk. I did not get stepped on, spilled on, or jabbed in the ribs. I did not hanker after a kebab or find myself pissing against a wall in a shop doorway.…
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January 1, 2008 0