Our Christmas tunes, not a turkey amongst them

Get me to a shopping mall in the run up to Christmas and within nanoseconds of entering the place I’ll be in touch with my inner brain-dead, snail-paced, zombie window shopper with absolutely no sense of purpose or direction. It’s not an ideal space to be in but at least I won’t notice the endless […]

Turkey and Turkish delight – Merry Christmas everybody!

Merry Christmas to you all from me and him. The Italian and I hope you all have a smashing Christmas holiday, don’t forget to leave out a mince pie and a glass of sherry for Father Christmas before you go to bed on Christmas Eve. We hope you got your free Countdown to Christmas Lunch […]

Memories of Christmas Eve

I remember hanging out with my Mom late night on Christmas Eve (and this happened each and every year) watching “A Christmas Carol” with Alistair Sims as my Mom made her Butter Tarts and other pastries. The aromas emanating from the kitchen were fabulous! The spooky film combined with the pastry aromas and the backdrop […]