Tag Archives: christmas

You know you’re at home when someone else does your washing for you…

I think what I love most about this time of year is having my kids home – all of them, including those who have been added into the family. I really loved Blossom asking me about which birds were hanging … Continue reading

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Trivial Pursuits

Days, weeks, months… I am still here, it’s just been a really tough term, and I’ve often not had the energy to do anything expect hunker down with a good book (or several good books) after work, and climbing, and … Continue reading

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Everyone has something odd on their Christmas tree, don’t they?

Mouse is home for Christmas – and because he’s at Stirling, with their very strange academic year, he will potentially be home for a month, or even two… His lectures and seminars don’t restart until February some time. I think … Continue reading

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things change

Hairy Maclairy is going to Blossom’s home for Christmas. It was going to happen sooner or later, and I’m not really upset. But it will be different. I’ll miss him on Christmas Day. It does mean that Mouse and I … Continue reading

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Still here

Just very, very busy. I’m off to wrap Christmas presents now!  

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Darn, the real world has reimposed itself

I've been having way too much fun recently to remember to update this, in fact, I have to confess there have been lengthy stretches of time when my laptop was not even switched on. Last Saturday I had to dust … Continue reading

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control freak in charge

I think I've finally got everything under control this weekend – the house is tidy, washing and ironing up-to-date, bread and oatcakes baked, some of the presents wrapped (enough so that the ones left will be Christmassy task rather than … Continue reading

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all the reasons why I haven’t blogged recently

The thing about this time of year, is that it's really, really busy, in the best possible way of course. We've done all the Christmassy things as thoroughly as family tradition demands – pantomime visit with family and friends, stockings … Continue reading

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Festiveness

We finally got around to putting the Christmas tree up tonight. Whilst Handsome was safely out of the way playing cards with old ladies, Mouse and I did the artistic bit with the tree. In my defence, I genuinely think … Continue reading

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