christmas present

christmas present

I was thinking a lot about “christmas past” in my last blog….now “christmas present” is on my mind… Firstly, I can’t believe it’s been and gone for 2011.  Although we haven’t been terribly busy, it still has flown...
childhood christmas memories…

childhood christmas memories…

We were visiting with our neices and nephew yesterday and I noticed something…. Every day that passes that is closer to Christmas, their excitement levels seem to go up exponentially.  Of course, I am excited too but probably more about having the time off work...
the run up to Christmas….

the run up to Christmas….

Well we had a busy weekend in the end.  It started on Friday night when I met Helen and Harriet for a lovely meal at a traditional pub in Raby on the Wirral.  www.wheatsheaf-cowshed.co.uk/ Highly recommended and I hope to make plans to go there again soon.  The food...
snow and celebrations….

snow and celebrations….

Well – it’s official.  Winter is here.  There is snow on the ground where I’m working in Scotland.  I think that beats Alliston this year?  It was a bit snowy for my drive up this morning particularly over Shap and then on the little roads that lead...