Tag: Christmas

Christmas is Coming!

Christmas is coming. Or so John Lewis, M&S, Coca-Cola and all other retailers would have us believe.  Now don’t get me wrong – I love Christmas, and I look forward to seeing Santa winking on the back of the big red lorry along with all the other exciting preludes to December 25th.  However it’s the…
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November 10, 2013 1

Shop til you drop

Today, like so many other people, I went grocery shopping. From my perspective this was a fairly horrid experience, mainly because it was shopping. I don’t like shopping. I do however like to eat, I do it every day, and so shopping is a necessary thing. Equally I like having new things, which I have…
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October 5, 2013 0

Gingerbread – the gift of giving!

Now if there is one thing I love, except for coffee, it is gingerbread!  During Christmas, I especially enjoy buying the gingerbread coffees and this year, Costa’s amazing gingerbread muffin. Interestingly, gingerbread has been the one item to remind me that the great joy of Christmas is not only the wonder of nativity, but the…
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December 21, 2012 0

Looking Forward

We are in a time of preparation. The vast majority of the country are already, or about to start preparing for Christmas. Up and down the country there are ceremonies to switch on lights with all manner of ‘celebrities’ getting to do the honours. Shops are putting out their Christmas adverts to tempt us in to…
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November 26, 2011 0