Another year, another Christmas. This year Christmas was much, much smaller than last year. Christmas Eve it was just the four of us and Christmas Day it was just us four and Grandad. I woke up on Christmas Eve to see this. Strangely enough, now that I’m on holidays I’m typically up at 5, you […]
We’ve had our dinner by candle light, we’ve had our smoked lamb and rice pudding. We’ve listened to Mahalia Jackson. The presents have been opened. Now we retire to rest and look forward to the farm tomorrow. Merry Christmas, Gleðileg Jól etc.
I had the most enjoyable time the last few weeks at work decorating Level 12 for Christmas. There was originally to be a competition between the two floors but due to the drama involving the contract transition as the Chandler Mcleod staff faced uncertainty as to their future it was called off. I still kept […]
You might have gathered that I have done a lot of baking over the last week or so. Tonight it all came together to look like this. 25 boxes full of Christmas sweets. I’ll take more photos tomorrow in better light of the boxes as all I have done since I got home from work […]
My eyes are currently telling me it is time to go to bed, the cake in the oven though is telling me something else. According to the recipe it still has about 10 mins to go, knowing my oven that could be anywhere between another 10 to 50 mins. I can smell the ginger wafting […]
Oh what a day that was. There was rain, sword fighting, food, laughs, food, turf adventures, swimming, french cricket, food, water fights, lots of photo taking and generally just a fun day. Matthew and the girls came in my car for the trip to The Farm and oh what at trip that was. Seven odd […]