Thursday, 31 December 2009

Happy New Year!

Well here we are, the end of the noughties! At least it is for me here in Japan - the rest of you will have to wait a few hours.

I would love to have some profound thoughts to share with you but alas I have none. So in the absence of perspicacity all I can say is thank you. Ah, but who to you may ask? Well some that truly deserve to hear it will have long forgotten me and have no chance of reading this, such as the many people that helped my 13 years in Japan a (mostly!) pleasant stay.

One person stands out above all others though - someone who has never stopped believing in me and has given me the strength to carry on in the face of adversity - someone who gave me my own mantra "I am a fighter and I will not give in" - someone who sees the days of the week in colours (and probably responsible for my daughter doing the same).........

And I could go on, and on.........

Thank you for everything so far......

To my mother Maggie May

Some say it with flowers, I say it with music - you won't understand the words but this is for you - arigatou (thank you)

With all my love