Tag Archives: christmas

There will always be magic

We visited the garden centre the other day, and although there is no Christmas Grotto for the kids this year, the place is still awash with magic and wonder. I’ve written about it before here and last year we took … Continue reading

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Letter to Mum and the Dads

We lit candles for you yesterday and today. Not the usual tea lights as your pictures are under the tree and it would have been a fire hazard, but we had two red glitter lights that were battery operated and … Continue reading

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It’s all over until New Year

The shops will be open as normal tomorrow, but for the last couple of days we have stuffed ourselves silly and watched DVDs! We opened the last of our presents today. Actually, we weren’t that bad. Yesterday we had a … Continue reading

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December Theme #25 Christmas Day

Hubby and I will be making history today.  I have finally managed to get a DVD copy of White Christmas, and for the first time, both of us will be able to watch it the whole way through as neither … Continue reading

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December Theme #24

This is my penultimate choice as tomorrow will be the last one posted. I loved Queen’s music, and Freddie Mercury was a musical genius in my opinion. Enjoy The Show Must go On https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t99KH0TR-J4 and RIP Freddie. Your music will … Continue reading

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December Theme #23

1987 saw the release of Dirty Dancing and the amazing revelation that Patrick Swayze could not only dance, but he could sing as well, writing this track together with Stacy Widelitz. I loved the film, but not enough to buy … Continue reading

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December Theme #22

In the days before X Factor, The Voice and New Faces, you had Opportunity Knocks. This young lady hit the big time aged 10 with ‘Ma he’s making eyes at me’, winning the viewers vote for five consecutive weeks. She … Continue reading

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December Theme #21

In 1999, this song haunted me as it was rarely played whenever I happened to be listening to the radio. I bought the CD Lonely Grill and played this track on continuous, whether in the car or on my personal … Continue reading

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December Theme #20

I loved the Diana Ross album Touch Me in The Morning, and let a friend borrow it. Sadly, along with a few others, I didn’t get it back. One of our Radio 1 DJs was forever playing ‘I’m still Waiting’, … Continue reading

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December Theme #19

Music wouldn’t be music without some Motown, and my taste in music was changing. I loved to dance, even though I wasn’t actually much good, but there was some great music around when I was in my teens, most of … Continue reading

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