1 – Dipping bourbon biscuits into piping hot frothy coffee.
2 – The pensive moment of thought after reading the closing sentence of a novel.
3 – The first initial, exhilarating push-off from the pool’s edge.
4 – Out-of-the-blue text messages with no agenda other than to say hello.
5 – The opening guitar chords to Oasis’ ‘Morning Glory’.
6 – Watching my dog’s entire body jerk with pleasure when a walk is announced.
7 – Being called Ells/Elle by familiar faces new & old.
8 – Pressing publish on a passionate post I worked damn-hard on for hours straight.
9 – The nightly ritual of lighting a candle, an incense stick, grabbing a cuppa and diving in a book.
10 – Jumping off the tram at the designated destination stop without purchasing a ticket.
11 – Having my mom and dad’s voice harmoniously chorusing “I love you” in my Build-a-Bear.
12 – That first sip of cheap lager, outside in the sunshine, after a hard day, stuck inside working.
13 – Having an avo bagel with smoked salmon and bbq sauce in the fridge, lined up for breakfast.
14 – The ‘whoosh’ of heat which hits you like a steam train after departing from the aircraft abroad.
15 – Unpacking my whole food shop onto the kitchen bench and proceeding to put everything neatly & carefully away.
16 – Scraping & eating the toppings off ham & pineapple pizza in layers (pineapple, ham, cheese, tomato sauce + then base).
17 – The Cure’s ‘Jumping Someone Else’s Train’ from 2 minutes 19 seconds onwards.
18 – The rush of immediate elation after purchasing something I have lusted after for months.
19 – The idea of being able to be back on the grass of Balado Airfield for one last T In The Park.
20 – Watering my plants and knowing that I am the sole reason that they are successfully staying alive.
21 – Being ridiculously flirty with everyone, yet (usually) avoiding getting into any real trouble for it.