Halloween is coming…bonfire night…then Christmas!

Hi. Halloween has never been my favourite festival. I definitely prefer bonfire night on 5 November, and of course Christmas and Easter. I’m not a religious person so Christmas and Easter are festivals of family, friends and food. I’m getting into the Halloween spirit nonetheless with my home grown pumpkins 🎃 – looking more orangeContinue reading “Halloween is coming…bonfire night…then Christmas!”

Happy Twixmas!

Hi, we’re working our way through the Christmas pudding, cold or hot, it’s delicious. The cake is not so good this year, it seems a bit undercooked in the middle. I’ve never done that before. I think I’m going to blame it on the pandemic. This Twixmas period is usually one of my favourite timesContinue reading “Happy Twixmas!”

Merry Christmas!

On this Christmas Eve 2020, my first blogging Christmas, I would like to say a heartfelt thank you and a very merry Christmas to all my blog friends and visitors from around the world. I love you all (and I haven’t even started drinking yet!) and I really appreciate the support you’ve given me thisContinue reading “Merry Christmas!”

Making Christmas Pudding

I am a bit out of sorts this week. Tired. Trying to adjust back to my working life again. But I am very pleased to announce that I have just made our Christmas pudding, yippee! I stirred up all the ingredients last night and left the mixture in the fridge, covered overnight. Then this morningContinue reading “Making Christmas Pudding”