It’s Chriiiiistmaaaas (Nearly)!

Twenty days to go until Christmas. It’s going to be a funny one. And I don’t mean ‘funny ha ha’. What are your plans? Are you going for the full 3-household Christmas bubble from 23rd to 27th December? Or will you retreat from the world and use the holiday period as a much-needed excuse to…

So That was Christmas

The first Christmas since my husband left. I wondered how I’d feel about it all, and it turns out it was OK. But still, I’m pleased it’s over with. I really didn’t know how I’d feel about Christmas without him. He’d never particularly enjoyed Christmas himself. I spent it with my parents. They’d booked us…

What are you doing for Christmas?

This year I’ll be spending the day with my parents, which will be quiet but pleasant. But is being on your own for Christmas as bad as the media would have us believe? I really don’t know – but until I got the invite, I thought I probably would be on my own, and I…