Greetings! It’s time for another Six Degrees of Separation post. This is a meme hosted by Kate at Books Are My Favourite and Best. Each month a book is chosen as a common starting point and participants then link to six other books to form a chain. It is endlessly amazing to see all the different results and … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation: From A Christmas Carol to Letters From Father Christmas
Sunset over Uig, Isle of Skye It's been a marvellous year of blogging. I have enjoyed so much sharing the stories of our life with you all, as well as reading and commenting on your blogs. Thank you so much for all your company and visits along the way - it's been such fun! I … Continue reading Merry Christmas One and All!
Happy 1st December, everyone! It's a fabulous time of year for all sorts of reasons, but here's a couple to be going on with: Snow I adore snow and especially snow in art. I don't particularly like going out in it, but love to look at it. So I am always very happy on 1st … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season….
Just when you thought it was safe to dry your eyes after watching the wonderful Christmas advert from Poland which I wrote about last week, here's an even bigger tear jerker. And what's more, it was filmed a short distance away from me at Edinburgh Airport. I am indebted to my dear friends Clanmother and … Continue reading Christmas Fairies at Edinburgh Airport
I love having our Christmas decorations up. But I'm not a big fan of actually putting them up. I am therefore extremely lucky that my dear Hub is prepared to do it. We normally decorate nearer to Christmas itself. For various reasons, and bearing in mind the timing of various visits this year, this past … Continue reading Decorating The Christmas Tree – a quick guide
Traditions aren't always ancient. They have to start somewhere, after all. One fairly recent Christmas tradition which really seems to have taken hold is the creation of one-off Christmas TV adverts. I have seen five or six so far this year. I agree with Alecia that this one is definitely the best so far. It … Continue reading The battle of the Christmas adverts