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Christmas Day Thoughts, at home and away

There is a time difference of thirteen hours between Bro in NZ and us here in the UK. It is too early in our afternoon to ring him though it is likely he will ring us during their evening which … Continue reading

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December : Christmas Thoughts 24

Today is Christmas Eve, and for us practically a normal Saturday. The market is on, the streets relatively quiet actually, and rather than take the car, we walked up to The Abbey this morning. Hubby’s hands were so cold, we … Continue reading

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December : Christmas Thoughts 23

The shops fill with Jekyll and Hyde characters, alter egos of the normal placid human beings they once were before they were faced with the inevitable truth. Babes and toddlers have been left in the care of Nannas and Grampies … Continue reading

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December : Christmas Thoughts 22

Hubby and I are hoping to go into the Abbey on the way back from MOH on Christmas Day to light candles for our Dads. We can leave Maggie in the car if there’s a service going on, and if … Continue reading

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December : Christmas Thoughts 21

A young lad was at our Slimming World Christmas party last night. His parents are both members, but brought him along as there was food to be had and they’d brought some rather tasty hot stuff. After our weigh ins, … Continue reading

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December : Christmas Thoughts 20

School Christmas parties meant games, be it in teams or as individual players. The Lincolnshire Ladies group also had games, and home birthday parties as a child too. But tell me………… those of you who entertain at Christmas, or New … Continue reading

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December : Christmas Thoughts 19

You may (or may not actually) be aware that Hubby and I aren’t drinkers, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we are totally tee-total. I can still remember falling off my bar stool in Amsterdam after two (honest!) small beers, and … Continue reading

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December : Christmas Thoughts 18

Apart from the office dos when I was working, the only Christmas Parties I attended were those of the Ladies group in Lincolnshire where everyone took something for the table and a parcel for the SSS (Secret Santa sack). One … Continue reading

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December : Christmas Thoughts 17

We decided to visit MOH yesterday and were asked not to bring any food as he had absolutely tons of it. It made me think of previous Christmas preparations and visitations, when my cupboards and freezer would be groaning with … Continue reading

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December : Christmas Thoughts 16

With about a week to go to Christmas would normally see me putting the finishing touches to my preparations. If I’d made my cake, it would now be marzipaned ready for icing, the tree would be up and duly decorated, … Continue reading

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