Christmas No 1

I was chatting with my sister the other evening. We were talking about Christmas parties, family traditions and generally about our low expectations for this time of the year. It used to bother me that somehow I didn't 'get' Christmas, the preparations, the anticipation, the gift-buying. I love putting up the decorations and bringing light … Continue reading Christmas No 1


Whose a good boy?

Being patronized.  I hate it.  Thankfully it doesn't happen all that often, which is a relief for everyone, believe me.   Then it goes and happens twice in one day, within hours of each other. Whilst volunteering I get told, by a manager who has only just met me, that I have a good telephone manner.  … Continue reading Whose a good boy?