December 2012

Merry and Bright

We've just returned from three days spent with John's parents in Durham.  On Christmas Eve I gave the children an early tea, packed ...

Oranges

I'll be honest, I'm not really feeling it today. I have a horrible head cold, my throat hurts, my joints ache. I can function just s...

Happy Birthday Bella

It was old fashioned, the sort of party I remember from my own childhood. Ten girls and one boy came to join in the fun. There was an abunda...

Elving

We've been a busy house recently, elving away, making and baking and scurrying around in a mouse-like fashion. Experience has taught me ...