Don’t Wallow in the News of Celebrity Deaths and Donald Trump – 2016 Was the Best Year Ever

Happy New Year!

I hope you celebrated and made yourself merry last night on New Year’s Eve. I especially hope that the results of the US election (if you didn’t want to see President-Elect Trump), Brexit (if you’re a remainer), celebrity deaths (if you’re everyone else), etc., didn’t sour your personal festivities.

Last year I wrote a post about why 2015 was the best year ever for the human race and how 2016 would be better. I was asked by some, that surely I wouldn’t have the same view now that 2016 is over, given some of the “awful” things that have happened?

Not at all, I stand by what I said completely. 2016 was incredible. Yesterday, in the run-up to counting down the end of the year, I launched – unplanned – into a tweet storm of good news stories of 2017. Rather than another lecture on why the last year was such a good one for our species and the world overall, let me just post some of those tweets below.

Whoever you are and whatever you do in 2017, I wish you every happiness.

It occurred to me that this was turning into a rant of sorts at this point. But hey, in for a penny, in for a pound…

See, 2016 was awesome. But just watch. 2017 is going to kick its ass.