Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sunny sleigh ride

Christmas

Sunny sleigh ride

I don’t know why it takes me by surprise after all this time, but Christmas has a habit of creeping up and ambushing me. Every year during December I make the same promise to myself – next year I will start earlier. I should know by now that I never do. This year has been exactly the same, but with the added stress of earlier posting dates. For two weeks solid my life has been… Read More »

Main Street at Disney all dressed up

Thanksgiving in the sun

Main Street at Disney all dressed up

We were lucky enough to spend our second Thanksgiving in the US with members of our family which, as I understand it, is one of the nicest ways to spend it. The fact that this meant going to Orlando for the weekend was an added bonus. The warmth of the sun seeping through to frozen bones welcomed us as we got off the plane. Is there any nicer way of starting a holiday than to feel… Read More »