1. 5* reviews on www.amazon.com and www.amazon.co.uk of my historical novels, Tangled Love, False Pretences, Sunday's Child and Far Beyond Rubies.
2. Signing the contract for my historical novel The Captain and The Countess with MuseItUp Publishing.
3. Attending The Festival of Romance in Bedford.
4. Two of my grandchildren doing really well at their secondary schools.
5. My niece making a full recovery from a death-threatening illness.
6. A holiday in beautiful Woolacombe Bay in Devonshire with my daughter and her children.
7. Bumper crops of apples, pears and plums in my organic garden, plus lots of delicious soft fruit, herbs and vegetables.
8. Visits to places of historical interest.
9. Very happy extended Christmas season with my large family.
10 The love and support from my family throughout the year.