February 18, 2019 · 9:50 pm
There’s nothing quite like waking to freshly fallen snow. That gentle blanket softening the edges and muffling the usual sounds of daybreak.
I dressed quickly, wanting to be out and explore before anyone corrupted the perfection. Down the lane, a camelia blushing in the cold dawn light.
On, past the Bookshop, and down to the harbour, an unusual peace, no birds, traffic or schoolchildren, just a gentle hush .
The little nursery, hibernating for the winter, glistening in the first rays of morning. Ominous clouds building on the horizon. More snow on its way…
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November 23, 2013 · 8:57 am
Va Va Vintage Santa
Perfect glass tumblers for your Egg Nog or Mulled Wine this Chrimbo.
Lovely stocking fillers. Lots of HoHoHo! And not expensive either!
1960’s glasses, Santa on one side, and his sleigh on the other, with rather a lot of snowflakes…
It’s not fat free, or alcohol free, but it is very retro:
The best recipe for Egg Nog EVER!