Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals!

Hello dear ones. Just popping in to wish you a jolly lovely Christmas, with as much sleep and food and love as you might wish. Our presents are wrapped and our festive lunch ready in the fridge (we were due to have lunch with family, but 2014 has been redubbed The Year of the Unexpected … Continue reading Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals!

Five things I learned from our Christmas Tree 2013 video

http://vimeo.com/80739807 one, it takes me approximately twenty-seven years to unwind a string of lights. two, the lot of a baby is to spend ten minutes trying to get hold of a plastic bag, then having it taken away a second after you manage it. three, if Henry's that keen to wear sparkly baubles as earrings, … Continue reading Five things I learned from our Christmas Tree 2013 video

Its name is Sprucey

Our Christmas tree experience this year got off to an inauspicious start. We all had colds. And we took forever to get going because we went to Sainsbury's first to get some wellingtons for Henry, and they didn't have any but they did have a lady giving away Lindt chocolate samples, so we hung around … Continue reading Its name is Sprucey

On the Third Date of Christmas…

...we embarked on the Great and Glorious Christmas Tree Hunt. I take Christmas trees very seriously. They have to be real, trailing their pine-needly smell like a Christmas banner unfurled in the living room. The lights have to be white. And the decorations are deliberately a work-in-progress. When I was little, we would go out … Continue reading On the Third Date of Christmas…