I know it’s an arbitrary turning over point, a relic of when everything revolved around the seasons and their passing in a specific part of the planet. It’s just bookkeeping.
But even bookkeeping has influence if the culture decides it should.
So then. The past, the future.
You’re tempted to exaggerate the first, to claim that it was either the best or worst year ever. The second is similar, in that tradition says you make bold claims or none at all.
I’m not good at any of that, so all I’m left with is reality.
Dull past, probably dull future.