Well, we made it, we are here in 2019, and thank god it’s here. No more eating empty calories, no more booze, not that we drank much at all, but boy did we eat, far too much. Even last night we had a Chinese takeaway, and it was nothing enjoyable, to be honest. We ended up feeling bloated and rotten. So, we only had a Guinness and a Baileys, and could not… Read More

So it is here, the day of madness in the sales, people scrambling to get a bargain, but not us. We never do the sales, and in all honesty find the whole thing, like so-called black Friday a waste of time and money. Buying rubbish that we do not want or need. Although I did buy a book from Amazon as I have £100 of vouchers, so that was £4.99 and £2.99… Read More

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 taking the gifts and tearing off the paper to reveal the prize inside. One of my friends… Read More

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 drinking tea. All the lights are twinkling about the house, over 1000 in the lounge, 240 in… Read More

I thought I would share this, many of you may know of it, and many may not.  This is one of my favourite versions of “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”, although I do like most versions, this is one carol that I have always liked.

The past month or so I really can not be bothered with anything, and I have no idea way.  Is it because I am inherently lazy?  Is it because of the lack of daylight, cold, rain and general winter blues?  Who knows!  I am in a rut basically.  It feels like the walls to the rut are just too big to get over, and the ones that I can climb are covered… Read More