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…

Resolutions Wearing Thin

It’s January 2nd and I am standing in my kitchen transfixed by the biscuit barrel.  Jammy Dodgers are calling from the confines “Eat me, I dare you”.  The New Year stand off has begun, Lyndsey Versus Lardy Food.  I allowed myself to indulge without guilt, fear or limit this Christmas.  As I tunefully caroled to my husband…