Thanksgiving 2014

Having grown up in a multicultural environment with a lot of American influence, Thanksgiving has always been something I’ve enjoyed dipping into – some years it meant a full-blown celebration, others (and more enduringly) it meant practising thankfulness that little bit more than comes naturally. It really doesn’t come naturally. I’m good at working outContinue reading “Thanksgiving 2014”


Last week, we had a belated Thanksgiving celebration at ours. Cranberry, sweet potato and corn-on-the-cob were our nods-to-the-natives in an otherwise rather Northern Irish ‘roast dinner’, but as I prepped I appreciated the time carved out in the ritual to name things I was thankful for. It reminded me of the month of January inContinue reading “Gratitude”