Tag Archives: xmas

Duellin’

I’m not the only musical one in the family, you know. Oh, no. Boy 1 (of 3), for example, used to tickle the ivories (well, the plastickies) for a while, and Boy 3, as I may have mentioned before, toyed … Continue reading

Posted in Family matters, Just me, blogging ... | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Everything must go

Spent part of this afternoon looking round one of the disappearing Comet stores, where everything in stock is seriously marked down since they went into administration earlier this month. We weren’t really intending to go there and didn’t really mean to buy anything, though Xmas is coming up … Continue reading

Posted in Just me, blogging ... | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

On the 56th Day of Christmas ….

…. the Council actually turned up to take our Xmas tree away for recycling.   Any longer and the thing would have mulched itself. 

Posted in Just me, blogging ... | Tagged , | Leave a comment

And so that was Xmas

There were times during 2009 when I really wasn’t sure that we were all going to make it to Xmas intact. It’s been a hell of a year in many ways, and increasingly frequent and serious scares and concerns about … Continue reading

Posted in Family matters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

No sign of the Baby Jesus

Spent the evening in church. Now there’s a phrase you won’t see here very often, but it was Boy 3 (of 3)’s primary school carol concert & service this evening, and I was the only one of his motley collection … Continue reading

Posted in Just me, blogging ... | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment