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If I Ruled the World…. (at Christmas)

If I Ruled the World…. (at Christmas)

  I love Christmas. It is the most wonderful time of year and it so because it’s unique. Uniquely in December. I am at the front of the queue to make yuletide stretch as much as possible but no, Wizard, I don’t wish it was Christmas every day (still a great track though). To keep […]

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Amsterdam: December 2014

Amsterdam: December 2014

We chose Amsterdam as our final destination of our Christmas trip for three reasons: We could fly back directly Birmingham on 1st January I’d not been there before We found a rural farmhouse to stay in where we assumed there would be no loud fireworks making us jump out of our skin for the whole […]

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Christmas theme 2014: Frosty

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Movie: Get Santa

Movie: Get Santa

  Firstly, this a bona-fide kids film so I couldn’t get past the very lovely portrait of prison life to the impressionable young. In fact, the film is just for kids; it doesn’t have the jokes only adults get that so many good recent children’s films offer such as Frozen, Paddington and The Muppets. “Who […]

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Christmas in Germany 2013

Christmas in Germany 2013

This year’s Christmas holiday took the boyfriend and I to Germany, more specifically, Hamburg (because we wanted to) and Düsseldorf (because we could fly directly home to Birmingham from there). I still can’t get used to not being abroad for Christmas after all the years I  spent doing just that. But it’s a compromise and having had our […]

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Comfort

Book – Comfort & Joy, India Knight

You know when you are on the first page of a book and you love it? That. I don’t think this has happened before but somewhere near the bottom of that first page, I fell in love with this book. Not that’s its surprising, India Knight is one of my favourite (Sunday Times) writers but […]

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Christmas in Italy – Last night, Bergamo

Christmas in Italy – Last night, Bergamo

It’s the last night before I reach an Italian city that is new to me, Bergamo. I wish the rest of the world has the classy Christmas lights that we enjoyed on our street. Photos courtesy of @Timmy666 Share the love…

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Christmas in Italy – Day 5, Milan

Christmas in Italy – Day 5, Milan

Just a day, well an afternoon in Milan as I’d spent so much time there last year. But i’s lovely, in short doses! Photos courtesy of @Timmy666 Share the love…

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Christmas in Italy – Day 4, an evening in Verona

Christmas in Italy – Day 4, an evening in Verona

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Christmas in Italy – Day 4, a morning in Garda

Christmas in Italy – Day 4, a morning in Garda

A repeat of the bus ride of last year to a very pretty Garda.   Photos courtesy of @Timmy666 Share the love…

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