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Christmas

  • My top 10 family things to do in New York

    Tweet In one of the episodes of the final season of Friends, when Monica and Chandler announce they’re moving out of New York because they don’t want to raise kids in the city, Rachel…

    February 9, 2015
  • Dreaming of a Scandinavian-style Christmas

    Tweet As you know I’m a big fan of all things Scandinavian – not just Nordic noir like The Bridge (although I really do miss Saga) and the clean simple lines of Scandinavian furniture,…

    December 19, 2014
  • Oh Christmas tree oh Christmas tree

    Tweet I’m trying not to panic, and I know there’s only ONE WEEK TO GO, but honestly, this Christmas Tree is about as far as I’ve got with getting anything ready for December 25th.…

    December 18, 2013
  • A little piece of Russia at Christmas

    Tweet I’ve told you before how collecting Christmas tree ornaments when I’m travelling is my thing; not for me bottles of limoncello or pottery cats which lie around gathering dust, I like beautiful handmade…

    December 11, 2013
  • All I want for Christmas

    Tweet It’s funny how you reach a certain stage in life where receiving Christmas presents ceases to be the most important thing about the holidays. Maybe it’s a sign of maturity, or maybe it’s…

    December 1, 2013
  • A Christmas gift for a child we will never know

    Tweet We’ve just bought a Christmas gift for a child we will never know. £10 of winter clothes to keep a child warm and alive this winter in a country where temperatures can drop…

    November 2, 2013
  • Win a fantastic kid’s bike

    Tweet A little while ago I blogged about how I’ll never forget the look of wonder on No 1 Son’s face one Christmas when he saw that Santa had delivered his first Big Boy’s Bike.…

    February 6, 2013