Monthly Archives: December 2017

New Year’s Eve

It’s New Year’s Eve and I’m not doing anything. I’ve seen to the godchildren who are 17 today (the passage of time is pretty damn scary!) and we didn’t talk about their father but he was on my mind. And … Continue reading

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Christmas with the family

This year Ma and I spent Christmas day at Ben and Laura’s. There were two excited little boys, eventually. Littlest was having a nap and eldest got an X-box so not a lot of conversation from those two for a … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! This week I have survived Christmas, a trip to the dump, and IKEA and these two nutcases!! (I kid, they were lovely and we had a lovely family Christmas with no rows!) I’m currently waiting for my new … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Last night we did the tree. Today, we brave the excited nephews! Happy Christmas if you celebrate it. Happy Monday off if you don’t! And a have good day if you are working.  Enjoy!

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Sunday Music: Must Be Santa

So here we are, it’s the last Sunday before Christmas and Christmas Eve and so it’s got to be Dylan… Must be Santa – Bob Dylan. I love this, somehow Dylan is doing an impression of my Dad…

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! This is probably the last Friday Links of the year so make the most of it. This is so sad. Phillip Seymour Hoffman. The winter solstice isn’t a relief: it marks months of dashed hopes to come. This … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine Syrup for cocktails

I don’t really drink mulled wine, I’m not keen on hot alcohol, which is why I’ve had two gifted bottles of mulled wine kicking around the house for the best part of a year. I had a vague notion of … Continue reading

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