Tag: christmas

December Diary: Christmas Tree Show, Victorian Markets and Owl Cuddles.

December Diary: Christmas Tree Show, Victorian Markets and Owl Cuddles.

Welcome to a new ‘Dear Diary’ series I’m doing every Sunday in December, which I’ve originally called December Diary. Oh my goodness, not only did I get 100% in the festive mood yesterday, but I also got to recreate some childhood memories and hold an […]

Winter Is Coming… And I’m Scared For My Mental Health

Winter Is Coming… And I’m Scared For My Mental Health

Winter is lovely, especially in this part of the world where a white Christmas is always a very real possibility. Yes, the pavements are almost always wet from the rain, and yes, the sky is just grey and urgh, but at night the dark streets […]

A Christmas Carol Quote

A Christmas Carol Quote

  The other day I remembered this lovely little quote from ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens, and, as a result of me feeling uncharacteristically festive, I had a sudden strong urge to write a blog post about it, so here I am… Christmas time […]

A Grinch’s Christmas Playlist

A Grinch’s Christmas Playlist

  I’m a little bit of a self-confessed scrooge; I don’t like anything Christmassy until at least half-way through December (but even that’s sometimes pushing it!). This year, though, I’m feeling uncharacteristically festive. I started my Christmas shopping at the end of November, I’ve decided […]