new years resolutions plus some history


Some ideas from John Bellamy as to how to spend New Years Eve.

New Year's Eve Traditions That Start the Year Off Right - or so some say...


  • Eat, Drink and feel merry. ( as long as Merry doesn't mind.. ha ha )

  • Decorate a New Year tree. ..( What's New Year Tree ? )

  • Stay away from others so not to pass Covid.

  • Sing "Auld Lang Syne," Scottish style. ... ( a song about abandoning your old friends )

  • Kiss a stranger at midnight - but maybe not this year as you might catch Covid.

  • Spend the evening on Grindr and end up frustrated and still alone.

  • Sing some karaoke and sing out loud.

  • Get gussied up in your finest.

  • Wear a kilt with balls a swinging.

  • THINK - before you do anything you may regret.

  • Tell your family what you REALLY think of them.

  • Tell your family you are gay and do it in full drag.

  • Tart up your covid mask and make it tartan with tinsel.

  • Pay a fortune to get into a bar or club .

  • Queue for hours just to get a drink.

  • Use Covid as an excuse NOT to see family.

  • Vow that this is the year you are going to sell up and move into Hamilton Hall www.communityliving.today ( Well I might as well get an advert in where I can... )

  • Queue for hours to get your coat in / out of a coat check

  • Pay a fortune for a cab somewhere.

  • Shiver on the Night Bus home after a great evening.

  • Step over the drunken vomit and rowdy women with their knickers round their ankles ( such style )

  • Set your New Year's Resolutions. ... ( the ones you won't keep... )

  • Give a toast to remember absent friends ( who you have ignored all year .. )

  • Light those sparklers or firework display in the garden.- OR - Watch the fireworks on telly.

  • If your partner dumps you this night, you have permission to kick him in the balls.

  • Wish everyone to meet, if out and about, a Happy New Year - ( when the rest of the year you will be telling these people to ' fuck off ' - but it's New Year so godda be nice for one evening a year at least. )

  • Sing along to Moira Anderson ( if you can remember her )

  • Go next door with a piece of coal ( It's Scottish so ... explains a lot ...)

  • Get pissed. ( what's new...)

  • Get stoned. ( what's new ... )

  • Get laid. ( ah well that's new ... ha ha )

  • Vacuum Pump your dick so it starts the New Year MASSIVE.

  • Shave off - or start to grow, that beard. ( unless you are the bearded lady )

  • Clear up the mess from the party, but before you do

  • Tell everyone the parties over and to fuck off.

  • If working the next day, SMILE..

  • Wake up on New Years Morning feeling like shit - so Stay in bed until lunch is ready. ( What, you don't have a cook ??? )

  • Plan your apologies and excuses - blaming it on the booze - for ' last night...'

  • Hide from your public until at least the headache goes.

  • Take the dog for a nice long New Years Day walk along the beach or woods or local park to get some fresh air.

  • Dress smartly for your tea with the Queen. ( Oh, didn't you get an invite. Is it just me going then ? )

  • and last but not least on my little list:-

New Year 2022 : Hope that by the New Year Covid has run and done it's worse and the world can get back to some kind of ' normalicy.'