So should I hide away and go into a depression, No having none of that! In true Ellie style I have compiled 50 things that I will try to fulfil this year. I suppose, I'm not as daring as I was in my 'youth' my bungee jumping days, leaping out of planes are now beyond me, and with three children each day I get more and more aware of my own mortality.
So in my 50th year I would like to be more serene? (not a chance) Calmer (I would not know calm if it came at me on a number 8 bus). Actually, I just want to embrace this new decade and like twice before when I have had life changing moments, I will use this in a positive way.
So my 50 challenges are written down and I am ticking them off as I go, I'm not sure if to achieve all fifty is realistic, but I will give it a bloody good go!
So the first one I have started is to join the WI - now before everyone thinks I have joined the Jam and Jerusalem brigade fear not (although I quite like making jam!), we have a few meetings near us, one I feel I am not yet 'old enough' to join and the other I feel I may be one of the older members (so that is where I am heading on Thursday with my lovely neighbour Angie). We had discussed this at the end of last year, but with Christmas and everything else decided it would be a 2012 project.
So this is where I am heading:-
More details can be found on there Face book group
I think it is such a cool logo!
I will post more about it, once I have been and met everyone, they meet monthly so I should be able to manage that. Of all the things on my list, this so far is the one I am most excited about! After all, I love cake making, sewing, crafting so watch this space!
I have also booked myself on two photography courses, which I am really looking forward to. I will blog about this once I have been on them.
And the next thing off my list is to do more networking! I will post about this after I have been to me first meeting!.
So bring it on, I'm not fifty for a few months yet, but I will embrace this new time and look forward to all that this year brings.