A New Year

Here we are a that time of the year when nothing makes sense. That bit between Christmas and New Year where time seems to disappear and the days of the week mean nothing. You don't even have to be on holiday (or, this year, furlough) for the whole week not to make sense. It just … Continue reading A New Year

It’s Sort of Looking a Bit Like Christmas

It's been a heck of a year, not in a good way. We've been locked down, locked out, stuck without being to visit friends and family if they're not within a certain bubble. People have died, people have suffered. COVID-19 has not been good to anyone in any way. Back in March most of the … Continue reading It’s Sort of Looking a Bit Like Christmas

We’ve Had Christmas

Well, there it is.  It's over.  For most people anyway.  There are people who haven't yet had their Christmas Day for various reasons but, for the majority it's done.  Weeks of sweating over whether deliveries will arrive in time, hours of wrapping, the hand cramp from writing hundreds of cards, it's over.  You can now … Continue reading We’ve Had Christmas

Leading up to Christmas

Ah, it's that time of year.  Yes, it's December, it's the month where the temperature drops, really drops.  It's the month which entertains Christmas and the annual emptying of the bank account. Years ago, I used to buy for everyone and theirs.  Even their pets.  Then I realised that this was costing an extraordinary amount … Continue reading Leading up to Christmas