Monthly Archives: December 2016

Hogmanay! How did that happen?

It’s Hogmanay, New Year’s Eve, Saint Sylvester, plain old December 31st. Call it as you may, it’s the last day of the year. But doesn’t it feel like January 1st 2016 was only a few weeks ago? A couple of … Continue reading

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We wish you a Merry Christmas!

Our mantlepiece could feature in a Pretty Homes magazine. It’s covered in beautiful, glittery Christmas cards with two chubby, smiling Santas watching over them and over us too as we sit around the fireplace warming our toes. I feel very … Continue reading

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And I have walked five hundred miles…

And I will walk five hundred more! If you can manage it, this should really be sung in a very broad Scottish accent, or chanted, if singing is not your forte. And I can proclaim here and now that I … Continue reading

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Home again, home again…

E came back last night for the holidays. Hip hip hip hooray! So the Fab Four have been reunited for a Christmas Bonanza of singing and dancing and one-off concerts around the area for two and a half whole weeks. … Continue reading

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This guy above us

I had the most hilarious conversation at work the other day with my lovely colleague L. We were having lunch together and I casually mentioned ‘Did you see the sky this morning? Amazing! Very dark with pink wavy streaks and … Continue reading

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Goody New-Shoes

I really didn’t think I’d still be doing this at the age of fifty. I thought this was just a childish habit which for me had spilled over into teenagehood then adulthood. Because this is a really daft thing to … Continue reading

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I just called to say I love you…

I wonder if Stevie Wonder would have written this song if he had been born and bred in Glasgow, Scotland, rather than Saginaw, Michigan (thanks Google) in the U.S. of A. I once attended a conference on cultural differences where … Continue reading

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