…Christmas. I’ve just finished the Christmas cake. Sob. I suppose I could make a Rest-of-the-Year Cake but I probably won’t get around to it. So I thought I’d jot down a few things I like about Christmas for a soppily sentimental and very unseasonal post. Just when you thought it was all over for another year…
- Christmas cake. Continue reading
…London buses. With apologies to The Guardian. Lest I become permanently marked as a moaner and ranter, I thought it was time to write something positive. And I always enjoy the “In Praise of…” piece on the Guardian Leader page – an antidote to the ranting and complaining of so much media. I would like to write something about GP1’s recent school report. But that would be too depressing and would definitely negate the required positive, enthusiastic, upbeat tone I need. Perhaps I’ll wait until after Parents’ Evening for that one. So London buses it is.
I think it’s about 3 years, maybe 2, since our last extended visit to London. That was over Easter and was mainly memorable for GP2 breaking his two front teeth on a bench in the Imperial War Museum. We were in the Trenches at the time. Easter Monday was spent in dental casualty at Guys.
Our visit this New Year was less eventful, thank goodness, Continue reading