A Bun in the Oven

A Bun in the Oven

Today is going well so far and completely to plan. Most of the house is clean and tidy, the last lot of laundry is in the dryer, I've lit the Christmas candles and the scent of vanilla and nutmeg is dancing delightfully around the house with the aroma of the cinnamon swirl buns I have baking [...]

The Calm Before the Storm

The Calm Before the Storm

As it is for a lot of people, it's my last day at rl work today until the New Year and I am so completely and utterly ready for the break. The first few days won't really be much of a break with last minute preparations for Christmas and then two solid days of visiting [...]

Slip Sliding Away

Slip Sliding Away

Sunday is the day I like to have a think about the week past and the week ahead. I had yet another of my Monday morning conversations with someone. The conversation always starts with the other person thinking I'm joking or being sarcastic about liking Mondays. Then there's incredulity at the realisation that I mean [...]