I have always been entranced by the stars, so this year one of my birthday list goals was simply to stargaze. On a clear night in Edinburgh winter, Monkey and I drove away from town until the city lights cleared from the sky.
We packed a flask of tea and some snacks, and I donned my special stargazing outfit:
Although – let’s be honest – this was actually what I looked like.
If you’re lucky enough to be able to see the night sky, spend a few moments looking up. It is mesmerising.