Category Archives: christmas

Christmas part four or five

I don’t know what it is about this year’s Christmas but its proving rather extended. Between our journeys North and Back Again, we seem to be distributing presents on a daily basis. Don’t get me wrong, it’s fun and appeals … Continue reading

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Oh, So You Want To Talk Stressful Journeys?

Just to prove that the best laid plans absolutely will fall apart even for the most organised of us, our return trip took double the expected time. In retrospect, believing our satnav when it first said there was an hour’s … Continue reading

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So, this is Christmas?

It usually takes a while for me to get into a Christmas mode; and for me, this year has felt particularly difficult to enter into any kind of festivity. There are a number of reasons for that, most of which … Continue reading

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A Wild Weekend

In the Twelfth month of the year, often near the Twelfth day, a semi-secret event relating to the number Twelve takes place in, on, and around the sleepy town of Reigate. Food and drink are consumed, witticisms exchanged, and there … Continue reading

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Wrapping It All Up

As night follows day, the purchasing of Christmas presents somewhat necessitates their wrapping. So guess who got that job while Lady M disappeared on a work jolly to the Emirates Stadium to watch Arsenal play? Well it certainly wasn’t going … Continue reading

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Christmas Raid

Normally the Lady M and I have finished shopping for people’s Christmas presents by now, but with the chaos of this year we’ve been a bit behind schedule. Today was the day we remedied that. We targeted Kingston, and with … Continue reading

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Freshly Recharged

I’ve had a lovely weekend, and even better it feels like a new reinvigoration to go along with it. Work is going well, and I have days off liberally sprinkled through the month to give me some nice pockets of … Continue reading

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