I’m guessing that if your family is anything like mine, there is usually a couple of relatives present at the Christmas gathering who are like walking encyclopedias. They seem to know anything and everything about politics, history, geography, sport, music and every other topic that is discussed. You, along with half your family, quake in your boots at the mere suggestion of a game of Trivial Pursuits! Perhaps every year you come away from the Christmas festivities feeling a little inferior and vow to swot up on your knowledge for the following... Read More
Just over 2 weeks to go before the big day. If you are anything like me you’ve done some Christmas shopping but you are far from done! You aren’t desperate quite yet but you are conscious of the time ticking away. With Christmas parties, nativity plays, carol services and children breaking up from school to factor in…oh and not forgetting work too….time is just going to tick away faster and faster!
I’m going to throw my arms up in the air and admit unashamedly that I love Christmas and the whole build up to it. From the twinkly lights, the Christmas markets with the smell of roasted chestnuts and mulled wine, singing along to Slade on the radio to seeing my children’s faces light up when they meet Father Christmas in one of the many grottos he seems to simultaneously visit! He is a busy man.