Today started early for a Sunday. We got up and had pancakes with bacon and maple syrup at 8am, and we had two presents each. Don’t worry, there are plenty left. I had a work shift until 11, and after … Continue reading
Wear your Christmas jumpers.
Posted by Donkey on behalf of KTD As a boy, I used to love Christmas. Particularly Christmas Eve. That was when the telly was best: Laurel and Hardy trying to get a piano up some steep steps, endless Disney cartoons. … Continue reading
After 15 months of rampant consumerism that comes with having a baby I am spent. Emotionally, economically and environmentally. This has coincided with Christmas – the time of year we are all encouraged to spend without thinking but this year … Continue reading
Amy tweeted recently: Salvation Army Brass band. So wonderfully Christmassy. So weird in warm early morning sunshine. Can’t quite process this yet. — Amy (@Cat_knits) December 2, 2013 and in a wibbly wobbly timey wimey whoosh I was 7 or … Continue reading
Ever since my teens, christmas has felt like a time when I have to divide myself into equal parts in order to give a fair share to each bit of family who has a claim on me. Feeling wrung out … Continue reading
Now that we’ve got my birthday out of the way, I am feeling more than usually festive. Perhaps it’s just a red wine hangover, or a little soft spot created by collecting Bernard from his friend’s house yesterday, where they … Continue reading