The magic of lights

The magic of lights

When I was a child, I loved the Christmas tree lights. My mother, despite her dislike for Christmas and putting up decorations, would eventually get round to putting up the tree each year (this is why it happened all in one night – I think she wanted it over and...
Season of giving

Season of giving

The lovely Murees DupĂ©, over at Daily Drama of an Aspiring Writer, was kind enough to give me the Liebster award! I’m really touched. Thank you very much, Murees! With this award, you have to do the following: Copy the award onto your blog. Thank and link to the...
SantaFest 2011!

SantaFest 2011!

Laura over at Daily Dodo had the wonderful idea of a blogosphere-wide Secret Santa on Friday. Yesterday, in collaboration with Loralie at Apathy’s Hero, she made it a reality! The idea is to create a gift that’s all about your creativity and not money. So,...
Christmas and cartoon piggies

Christmas and cartoon piggies

Yesterday was my birthday. What did I do? I went to see Father Christmas. Now, I realise this sounds a little bit strange. A thirty-something-year-old going to see Father Christmas, but I have an excuse. It was also the day my dad had booked to take my nephews to the...
Where I’d rather be

Where I’d rather be

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops,  I find myself stepping into the chilly morning air each day with one thought in my mind (besides “I’m cold”): I’d rather be in [somewhere] right now. Currently, my [somewhere] of choice...