As a cooking blogger I had no idea where to start with the being thankful #SundaySupper. I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving or Hanukah, I know absolutely nothing about the food served on these occasions, and I’d completely drawn a blank.
So first I started the think about the things I’m grateful for, the other aspect of this week’s #SundaySupper. This year hasn’t been the easiest of years for me, nothing serious, no life threatening diseases or deaths, just not easy. But there’s a lot I’m thankful for.
I realised this when my car broke down on the side of the motorway last week. I was stuck for 9 hours before I got home. I was lucky I’d managed to charge my phone, as pretty much everyone I know got a crying phone call from me, at the side of a a rainy, busy and dark motorway.
After sorting that out, I’m pretty sure my friends and family had had their fill of drama from me, but then the next day my boyfriend and I broke up. On the phone. Not the best of weekends.
When I broke down, my friend Beth, without even flinching offered to come and keep me company, even though I was over an hour away. She then said that she would use her cover to get me picked up and say she was a passenger, meaning my other friend Amy would have to drive her out. They set off without even thinking, to come and rescue me in my damsel in distress state.
Talking of Amy, it was her and the house that I used to live in that I was going to visit when I broke down. She let me stay in her bed for 5 days whilst I figured out how to get out of …