The Brainy One and I don't go overboard with presents for each other at Christmas. Last year, I gave him a book about Michael Caine and he gave me a diary and a pair of Ugg slippers. All of which were welcome. But the best present we received came from friends ... I would never … Continue reading What Was Your Best/Favourite Christmas Present?
How I love the look and feel of this traveler's notebook! Turns out that 2018 was an excellent year in which to decide to nourish myself.The last few entries are, as you might expect, Christmas related. There was lunch with two of my local girlfriends. There was that visit to the Royal Albert Hall. And yes, … Continue reading Finishing Up The One Little Word Traveler’s Notebook | Nourish
As we get to grips with 2019 and I begin to pack away Christmas, let's see how the numbers for December looked: A total of 8 overnight guests staying a total of 4 nights. My highest daily step count was 22,424. Another 62 cards added to the total amount written, addressed and posted. 10 jars … Continue reading Month in Numbers | December 2018
Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 21 was all about the school's Christmas Concert and lunch out to mark the start of the Christmas holidays.Day 22 was all about the Panto at the Palladium.Day 23 was all about a quick visit (and present swap) with Cachirulo and Los Pequeños.Day 24 … Continue reading December Daily | Days 21-25
Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 16 was all about the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square.Day 17 was all about Elvis the Elf. Now that The Boy Child is a Secret Keeper, Elvis is a little more subdued. Every so often, however, he likes to keep us on our toes.Day … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Days 16-20
I wish you all the kind of Christmas you wish for yourselves. I’ll be rounding off the year with three more scheduled posts: a round-up of December's reading and my final two December Daily posts. I’ll then be back in early 2019 with my annual Blog Review. See you on the other side.
Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 11 was all about Christmas Shopping with The Brainy One.Day 12 was all about a pre-Christmas lunch with two of my girlfriends.Day 13 was all about the purchase of the legendary double issue of the Radio Times.Day 14 was all about Christmas Jumper day … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Days 11-15
Last weekend, we had friends to stay and we treated them to the Christmas Sing-a-long at the Royal Albert Hall. It's a lot of fun.Ordinarily, whenever we go to a carol concert or the Panto, we throw on a Christmas jumper and call it done. I was, therefore, rather alarmed when my friend, she of … Continue reading Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall
Every year, The Brainy One and I choose a day in December to go Christmas shopping. I say Christmas shopping, but what actually happens is this (or something very similar) ... To Green Park on the Underground. A quick stop at Fortnum and Mason to see their decorated stairwell, which although pretty, wasn't a patch … Continue reading Weekday Walks | Christmas Shopping
You can see what feels like hundreds of windows decorated for Christmas and almost every road, street or cobbled mews seems to be festooned with a myriad of twinkling lights. However, if you want to see something a little classier and dare I say it, a little more tasteful, look no further that London's leading … Continue reading Weekday Walks | London’s Christmas Classics