Merry Christmas dear readers
If you don’t celebrate Christmas, I hope you’re enjoying whatever it is you celebrate.
If you don’t celebrate at all, I wish you a safe and peaceful day.
I just wanted to share a piece of art that my friend Jennifer did for me to celebrate Christmas.
I hope whatever you’re eating today is as tasty as I reckon this barbeque pig would taste after slowing turning and cooking for a few hours.
Looking back over 2016
This year (2016) has been pretty good for me. It started with a holiday in Hong Kong with my daughters. It was the best holiday ever. I really loved spending nine nights there and spending time with my girls. We did a lot of things including a lot of shopping. For me, the highlight was the food. OMG! I ate so much.
Work has been very fulfilling and very rewarding. I tend not to write much about work, but I am fortunate to have excellent and very supportive bosses right up to the secretary of the department. I’ve also loved being able to continue practising medicine in ACT Pathology at The Canberra Hospital. I have the perfect balance work wise.
I’m also experiencing a great balance in life too. As well as blogging here at Yummy Lummy, I’ve started a YouTube channel with some videos on the food I eat. If you have watched them I hope you enjoy them. I’d love it if you would leave comments, like the videos and subscribe.
Podcasting is fun
The other thing I’ve started this year is a podcast named Medical Fun Facts. It’s a great outlet for my sense of humour coupled with my professional interest as opposed to my food interests.
Work has been great
I love reading other blogs
I’ve also been enjoying reading blogs from quite a lot of bloggers.
I’d like to shout out to my friends who I share comments with and who regularly comment on Yummy Lummy.
So I hope you had a good 2016. Did you start something new? Did you stop anything? What has been your highlight for 2016?
For 2017, I hope to do much of the same, working, blogging, YouTube and podcasting, and of course eating! What are you planning for 2017?
Catch you soon.
PS. One thing I do mourn now at Christmas is that my favourite Christmas song, viz., Six White Boomers, is now dead to me because of the criminal behaviour of Rolf Harris toward women (the link opens an NSFW photograph).
Disclaimer and a note on mass and energy
I have no culinary training nor qualifications. This post is not intended to convey any health or medical advice. If you have any health concerns about anything you read, please contact your registered medical practitioner.
For recipe posts the quantities are indicative. Feel free to vary the quantities to suit your taste.
I deliberately do not calculate energy for dishes. I deliberately default to 500 Calories or 500,000 calories because I do not make these calculations.