Mother Courage: In with the old and out with the new

In which I make my first new year's resolution ever.

6th January, 2013
A funny thing happened over Christmas, that time of family strife and excess and nothing on the box: I had, to paraphrase Raymond Carver, a small, good day.

Having run out of every other avenue of diversion - oh untimely iPhone death - on the seven-hour transit that book-ended our Christmas, He asks of my resolutions for the New Year. After five years and two children together, I wonder that there are really so many things we have yet to discover about each other.

I say: "I don't have any." That I'm not the sort of girl who makes resolutions, because as soon...

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