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2019 End

A new year and decade. The 10’s have been up and down, and especially this year more downs than ups. But, we managed to survive, and hope and trust that 2020 will be a better year for us, and things will get back on track again. Every year we make a joke about making punch…

Christmas 2019

Christmas day was a nice quiet and astonishingly warm day, as can be seen with me in a tee shirt. We took the dogs out for a walk around the village Christmas morning, and as I was dressed as Santa being carried by an elf with the dogs wearing Christmas hats I had a lot…

50th Birthday

So this month I celebrated my 50th BIrthday. It is quite something when you start thinking about 50 years of my life has passed already. The thing is, I don’t even feel like that much time has passed. When I think about the time, it seems quite literally a lifetime, but I remember being 21…

Christmas Day

What a long day it is. We got up at 8:30am and put the coffee machine on, we needed it as we were both knackered from broken sleep. The dogs seemed to sense that something was about to go on, so we started giving them their presents. Needless to say, they were very excited. Both…

Christmas Eve

So, here we are, and what a busy day. I decided to make Christmas tree biscuits as well as my usual homemade stuffing, and most of my trifle with only the cream to whip tomorrow. My prep is done and the table is set, and M and I are relaxing in front of the TV…

Twas the night before Christmas…

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; Well, that’s not all that true, the dogs are running about playing with cardboard tubes. I have been cooking and preparing all day for tomorrow.  My turkey is so big (too big) that it has taken…

Happy 17th Birthday Lilu

Today Lilu would have been 17 years old.  We always took her to McDonalds for a cheeseburger (no onions of course) to celebrate, that and a lot of treats and toys.  As my readers know, we lost Lilu just over a month ago.  However, we decided to carry on with tradition and went to McDonalds,…

2016

A year of possibilities? A year of new learning? A year of success? A year of achievement? A year of love? A year untold. So far. 2016New YearPossibilities