Yearly Archives: 2020

Last Christmas, this Christmas, next Christmas ..

Mince pies (2)

At this stage last Christmas, we’d have been swamped with social engagements – work nights out, dinners and lunches with

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T’was two-and-a-bit-weeks-before-Christmas..

The view towards Scrabo Tower

..and I suddenly realised that I hadn’t got my trusty Christmas notebook out on my kitchen counter. In fact I

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A wet Sunday – what could be better?

        I was woken this morning by the rain slamming – no other word for it –

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A different kind of November..

Christmas chocolate cake

    Every year around this time, I re-read, review, and trot out my ‘How to get ahead in November

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Halloween, and other scary things..

halloween fun at StGeorge's (3)

  Seasonal walks amongst colourful, leafy forests and local parks have given me time to think these past few weeks.

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T’was 2 (and a bit) months before Christmas…

Wet Sundays…   Yep. 4th October, a rainy Sunday, and my inbox is full of Christmas notifications.. I’m not really that

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Despite everything, I’m doing a little forward planning this Autumn..

October 10th 2018 (15)

And here we are again – the linen trousers stashed away in the hopes that I’ll fit in to them

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It’s a #staycation kind of year!

October 10th 2018 (15)

  As I was packing up my weekly shop the other day, the check-out lady in Dunnes and I were

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A Hot afternoon…

March 20th Beautiful Belfast (4)

Stop me if you’ve heard this before.. ‘It was a hot afternoon the last day of June, and the sun

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Birthday treats..

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that Mr Saturday Night has had a fair few birthdays.. (shameless theft of one of 

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