The Festive Feels

Happy New Year Did you have a good Christmas?  Surprisingly, I did! Why surprisingly?  Well, something you should know from the outset, is that Christmas is my happy place.  I start getting the warm and fuzzy feeling from around October time, and will start listening to Christmas music even before Halloween.  I love the smell…

The Christmas Rage

My son has never really bothered much with arts or anything creative, preferring facts, science and computer technology. His favourite TV programmes are Mythbusters, Bear Grylls, Top Gear and How its Made. So when he came home from school last week and told me that he had written a Christmas poem and had been asked to…

Stop the Santa Stress

Last week I received an e-mail from my funny fairy aka Sam, good friend & ex-college.  Having worked in the same office for a few months she understood the need for jolly e-mails to be passed round in order to interrupt the deadline induced stress.  This latest e-mail however took jolly to a whole new…