So here we are again at the start of a New Year.
I'm still convalescing, and as a result things have a decidedly unreal, surreal slant. However, because the sun shone today for what felt like the first time in weeks, and as I haven't set foot outside the door since before Christmas, PP packed a picnic and a flask of tea and we set off down to the seafront for a few hours.
I didn't manage much of a walk, but it was good to get out in the fresh air. PP marched Small Dog jauntily along the seafront while I sat on a bench and watched the waves pounding the beach.
We then had our picnic in the car while Small Dog sat bolt upright in the front windscreen watching the world go by. It seemed as though most of Hastings and St. Leonards had the same idea, judging by the number of people strolling along the promenade.
Back home in the warm now, snuggled up on the sofa with Small Dog watching The Wizard of Oz for the nth time. Small Dog is of the considered opinion that she'd make a much better Toto than the dog in the film. She's certainly scruffy enough.
Tomorrow I'm aiming to try to get some light work done, starting with a business breakfast meeting in the morning to discuss our forward planning for the first quarter of 2013. This suggestion was met with a less than lukewarm reception by Small Dog who is a stickler for protocol and is insistent upon conforming to the regulatory principle relating to the 12 Days of Christmas and doing no work till the day after Twelfth Night.
She's going to have to buck up her ideas if she's going to run for January Employee of the Month.....
Nevertheless, PP, Small Dog and I would like to take this opportunity to wish all our blog readers a very Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year.