Tis' the Season to Give

“A lot of the focus at the end of the year is on giving. Cards, gifts, food, drink, merriness. Every year the trees get taller and the number of presents underneath grows. January comes around and imposes a new harsh reality – back to work, back to university, back to school. The diets start, the budgeting begins., And that sense of generosity we sing about at Christmas-time gets a little lost between the detox green juices and our dips in and out of the January blues”.

Homesickness Doesn't Mean You're Not Happy

I remember very clearly the first time I understood how it felt to be homesick. I was sitting on my little single bed, in a rather empty, large and lofty room, in my new flat in Verona.