Tag: Christmas

With love from me to you…

We first met Caro in her Christmas Round Robin letter two years ago. In that time, life has changed for her and here she writes to update the friends she hasn’t seen much during that time:...

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Avoiding the annual mince pie debacle

We tend only ever to have fruit or yoghurt or ice cream for pudding normally, if at all,  and I make pastry about once a year for Christmas mince pies. Whenever I made it to the standard shortcrust formula years ago, with water,...

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A weak link in the value chain

  Here’s a Twitlonger that I wrote this morning, when frantic. This particular one is to Miele as you’ll see, but I’ve become just as frustrated in my dealings with Laurastar and Nespresso in the last few...

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Tangled

  My time is being taken up by this Fairbank sleeveless sweater knitting project at the moment. Whilst I appear finally to have got the hang of it, after umpteen mishaps, the yarn is giving me a lot of hassle and I am...

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Christmas carolling memories

They arrived at the top on my steep drive and rang my doorbell, two slightly bedraggled but unbowed urchins of about 11. Pausing a moment to consider the risk of it being an axe murderer or some such seasonal criminal, I opened...

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The worst part of Christmas

  You see, this is the problem with real Christmas trees. We’ll recycle ours to be used on railway embankments to stop soil erosion, apparently. Still, just yesterday it stood in all its glory in our sitting room,...

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I Must Share This Bought This Sari For Princess

I must share this: Bought this sari for Princess MsDD for a high society occasion later in the year. We originally bought a gold blouse but Sister Suvarna and Smita, another one of the fabulous nurses, didn't think much of it. So last night Smita made this instead, taking the… [more]

Spotted this Trabant, which must have been fairly new at the fall of the Berlin Wall, on the forecourt of Douglas Compton

Spotted this Trabant, which must have been fairly new at the fall of the Berlin Wall, on the forecourt of Douglas Compton

Spotted this Trabant, which must have been fairly new at the fall of the Berlin Wall, on the forecourt of Douglas Compton.

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