Tag Archives: Christmas
If you live far away from your family, Skype can transform your laptop into a magical time space portal, beaming you straight into a living room where your niece can sing you the song she’s learned to be an angel … Continue reading
“I was supposed to be singing a concert,” said my friend and choir colleague Theresa, “then I got an email with the header: Cancelled, due to infidelity.”
Back in London, post Christmas family visiting road trip round the country, and with the prospect of being in the same bed for consecutive nights, thoughts turn firstly to drink, and then to New Years Eve and the celebration thereof. … Continue reading
Every year our Christmas ritual takes us past Shrewsbury to the village of Edgemond, for a huge family get together involving a rotating cast of children – anywhere from 10 – 15 under tens. They rampage about in the nicest … Continue reading
Back in the UK to Christmas the way Dickens surely intended it. Shopping in Kingston with my Mum, a curry with my sister, and a car ride to Edinburgh with a break in scenic Wigan to see my Grandparents and have a cup of … Continue reading
Martinis and Burgers are easily the best thing about Christmas shopping. Before. After. Whichever. It’s all good.
How many clementines would you say were too many for a person to eat while watching Charlie Brown Christmas? Actually, better not tell me.