I dithered about allowing Boy Three to go to his after school club’s Christmas Party – and here’s why… Claus for concern pic: Kevin Dooley via Flickr It’s supposed to be magical. Children waiting for the kindly, bearded chap to deliver their heart’s desire into an old sock on Christmas Eve. Then they ooh and […]
352/365 Secret Santa – how do you keep it going?
It was Boy Three’s big Christmas celebration at nursery today. Mercifully brief, it consisted of a couple of songs and a visit from the big man. Instructed to sing loudly, he Jingle Bell-ed like fury with a very worried look on his face, never taking his eye off the door until Santa arrived. I think he still […]
Jingle jangle: My perfect Christmas day begins with a good night’s kip
Dear Santa,Please can I have some sleep for Christmas. Ideally eight-hours non-stop (every single day, preferably), but if you can’t manage that, then six or seven would do.I know I’ll probably leave it too late on the 24th to start stuffing weird shaped things into the hosiery… and I ought to have done it days […]