Monthly Archives: December 2011


We’ve been decorating! We have lights! The Advent calendar is well underway, having been loaded with chocolate. It has been explained to Mr 4, that it is not a free-for-all (slightly belatedly). The stockings are up. They go up as … Continue reading

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Thank You, Kirstie

I’ve been having early nights in an attempt to combat both my cold and the winter blues (not entirely successfully). For most of this week I’ve been in bed for 9:30, apart from Wednesday, when I had a committee meeting … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas…

For Christmas, Mr 4 wants: an iPhone a Nintendo DS a pink laptop He told Santa this, then got very excited when he received a wrapped package, at the thought that it contained a Nintendo DS (and charger). There was … Continue reading

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Eye Tests

Mr 4 had his eyes tested today. We have known for a while that he had a problem. It was about June when he refused to wear the glasses that covered his left eye to do the test the health … Continue reading

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Angry Mum Day

If you tell me you don’t want any popcorn, don’t get upset an hour later when someone else has eaten your portion. Clothes that are taken out of your wardrobe and not then worn do not get dumped on the … Continue reading

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December Rose

Much of our garden doesn’t quite realise that it’s December. This time last year, our garden looked like this:

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