Tag: holidays

My Favourite Things About Christmas

My Favourite Things About Christmas

  Happy Christmas Eve, Eve! I realise that it’s two days until Christmas and, apart from having next to no presents for people (I’ve got my cat and dog more than I’ve got my stepdad so far…), I’ve not posted about my favourite Christmassy things […]

December Diary: Reminiscing About Christmas Abroad

December Diary: Reminiscing About Christmas Abroad

When you think of Christmas what do you think of (besides presents and family time)? Snow, hot drinks, chunky-knit jumpers and fluffy socks? For years, Christmas movies and songs have portrayed the holiday season as a magical, cold, snowy winter wonderland so it’s no wonder that […]

December Diary: Christmas Tat, Gift Shopping And Feminist Rejections

December Diary: Christmas Tat, Gift Shopping And Feminist Rejections

This is the second in my December Diary series. You can read the first one all about Victorian markets and Owls here. This week we FINALLY put the Christmas decorations up after saying they were going up in November. I don’t know why they haven’t gone […]

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 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 […]