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Jetlag is a bitch. I got just under 3 hours of uninterrupted sleep last night…I have no children and my apartment is quiet at night (though quite drafty but that is beside the point). After waking up every 30 minutes or so after 2AM I finally called it quits at 5AM. I made a pot of coffee and settled in to the fact that I was going to be running on fumes today. And boy am I – barely keeping awake at the moment and brain functionality is almost non-extistent…
Beyond that, it has been a relatively good start to the year. I made my resolutions yesterday following the standard barrage of guilt-inducing new year Facebook posts from my Type-A friends. I stuck with all the normal stuff: Lose weight (was necessary prior to the last three months of binge eating and wine consumption…), find a way to quickly become a successful wine entrepreneur, sell my underwater-overpriced condo in the US and buy a house, sort out all of my relationships and instantly become a richer, happier and more beautiful person……
So let’s all raise a glass to completely overly ambitious and thus unrealistic new years resolutions – bring on 2012!!

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I hope you enjoyed the holiday season and splashed into the new year with family and friends in grand style! We have Martin’s parents over from the UK so we took advantage of the view from Dudley Park Reserve in Sydney to watch the fireworks on the Harbour. After a bit of dancing and a bit too much Brandy we welcomed in 2010 with pizazz.
Whatever you did, I hope that you were able to enjoy some good sparkling. We drank a sparkling Verdhelo from Peterson’s Champagne House (Hunter Valley, $27 AUD). Absolutely amazing and one of our favorites.

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