Category Archives: Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve and as is tradition, you should play this before bedtime!

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Sunday Music: Here Comes Chanukah – Neil Diamond

Today is the first day of Chanukah, so this feels appropriate

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Sunday Music: Gabriel’s Message – Sting

This is an Advent carol which technically is right.

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Sunday Music: Must Be Santa – Bob Dylan

It’s the first of December, the first Sunday in Advent and as is my tradition, from now until Christmas, I’m playing Christmas music!  

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Oh Christmas Tree

Happy Christmas! As is traditional, we put the tree up last night…

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Monday Miscellany: The Night Before Christmas

It’s Monday and it’s Christmas Eve, so it’s almost over! I’m working from home today, which means that I’ll get to listen to Carols from Kings which is when I actually start to feel that it’s really Christmas because at that … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Blue Christmas – Willie Nelson

I was all set to do Blue Christmas by Elvis but realised that I’d already done it. (go and have a listen!) I stand by my assessment that it’s the best version but I’m also quite fond of the Willie Nelson … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Baby It’s Cold Outside – Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors

More Christmas music. I love this song. I don’t want to have a conversation about it being  ‘rapey’ because I’ve always read it as the girl wanting to stay and wanting to be persuaded, so if you don’t like it, … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas

….or why my tree is still up and won’t come down until Friday. I love Christmas and my favourite part of it is my tree. Every year though, I spend the 1st t0 23rd of December wondering why the trees … 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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