It seems Christmas and that New Year come around far too soon - however it does make you stop and reflect on the past year and to the wonderful people and places that have been special - isn't that what Christmas is about - remembering people you love. I have included many in the previous blogs but herewith my thanks and love and best of 2012 to:
Best wedding party- Rasha and Yusef at Blenheim Palace in May - stunning!
Best Birthday party - June Zwager at home Kensington and Jan Dauman at home Kensington - Shared top place!
Best wedding - Rasha and Yusef at Villa Dorane Cap D'Antibes in June - the best of best!
Best Theatre - the new St. James Theatre - naturally!
Best Jubilee Party - Victoria Road W8 - the best (I was on the committee)!
Best City - London!
Best Office - Steve Varsano c/o The Jet Business - well done Steve - the best of the best!
Best Olympic Games ever - London 2012
Best Paralympics Games ever - London 2012
Best comedy - HIGNFY - Jack Whitehall/Baroness Trumpington edition - not to be missed!
Best Ambassador - Kuwaiti Ambassador to London - His Excellency Khaled Al-Duwaisan
Best church - Farm Street church in Mount Street
Best Desert Island Discs - Dustin Hoffman
Best Bhive - Caroline Garnham
Best TED Talk - Aimee Mullins (not strictly this year but a must see and I only saw it this year!)
Best Film - Too many to mention - 2013 will be a bumper year!
Best Cathedral- Wells, Somerset
Best photographer - Karl Ziegler
Best jokes - James Anderson
Best dog - Derby! xx
Best Jazz Gala - St. James Theatre!
Best Sunday Lunch - The Feathers, Woodstock and Hotel Costes Paris shared top place!
Best niece - Laura - we had a ball despite Viva Forever! xx
Best Play - Bully Boy
Best Mayor - Boris!
Best Opera - Holland Park - thank you Merrill Lynch - glorious!
Best Charity Event - Pig Biz @ Tracy Worcester shared joint place with G International for the inspirational Anuradha Koiral
Best Carol Service - St. Paul's Knightsbridge for MacMillan Cancer Support - thank you Robert Walters!
Best Poetry Evening - Lord Saatchi's for his late wife Josephine Hart
Best Holiday - Switzerland!
Best Friends - they know who they are!
Best Christmas Party (so far!) - Harvard Business School at White Cube and D Group in Grafton Street joint favourites!
And remember on Christmas morning what Dale Carnegie said:
"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving."
Have a great Christmas and consciously create your best 2013 ever! Have a clear vision of what you want and believe you can have it!