Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 in Pictures

JanuaryStrasbourgMs TMore Ms T! FebruaryTeam building cocktailsA walkCoffee, getting me through the month! March Being really ill Warm enough for flip flopsNew glasses AprilSunny DaysEaster with the familyMartini time MayElectionHelping at the food bank June Flying visit from JohnQuiet timeNew washing machine JulyFierce … Continue reading

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What I’ve Read – December 2015

I fell into a book slump at the beginning of December, I think going back to work was just so tiring, I just didn’t have the energy. Eventually, I just read a bunch of easy to read romance and that … Continue reading

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Food and Budget: 19/12 to 25/12/2015

Christmas week! I didn’t shop on the 19th because I had so much food left over from last week, we were in Watford at the weekend babysitting the nephews and I knew that Ma and I would get the final … Continue reading

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2015 Goals Round Up

At the beginning of 2015, I set some goals. Because missing or deciding not to complete goals is as important in understanding yourself as achieving them, this is the recap of the goals and how I feel it went.BODY  2 gym classes … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Hark the Herald Angels sing

I think this is my favourite Christmas carol, Hark, the Herald Angels Sing  

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Happy Christmas

Who is reading blog posts on Christmas Day? Go and do something that fills you with joy. Whether that’s presents, family time, drinking before noon, yummy food or chocolate for breakfast or just a day alone with the radio/TV/a good … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas…

This is something of a tradition. It’s the end of every Christmas CD that I make and would be in consideration for one of my Desert Island Discs..

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Thursday Links – 24 December 2015

We’re going a day early on links because of Christmas… The Tories are unstitching the tapestry of our democracy. Last week, John Major was on the radio and I found myself wishing that he was still Prime Minister. I remember … Continue reading

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Christmas Radio

Christmas is going to be a low key affair this year, Ma is coming to me and we will conduct all of our usual traditions. We’ll decorate the tree (assuming I get one) tomorrow night, we’ll watch The Philadelphia Story, at … Continue reading

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Food and Budget: 12/12 to 18/12/2015

I was determined to put more fresh fruit and vegetables in my diet this week but I was also still getting back into the swing of meal planning, although with Christmas so near that may not properly bed in until sometime … Continue reading

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