New Year’s Resolutions

I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions the normal way. Y’know, make one or two and blow them before January 31st. That’s not to say I always stick to them. But I give myself twelve chances at success. Twelve different things to aim for, and twelve different dreams to make come true. For every month of the […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from! Hope you’re all having a fantastic day, full of good food, good drink and awesome presents. I myself am about to tuck into a three bird roast: hope you have similarly delicious goings-on! My Christmas present to you all will be a few days late, but I can guarantee it’s a […]

Top Christmas Markets

Christmas markets originated in Germany and the surrounding countries, but have now spread across the rest of Europe, bringing festive cheer to cities for a wintry weekend. Stalls offer a range of handmade gifts and Christmas decorations, interspersed with vendors of roast chestnuts, traditional cakes, mulled wine and spiked hot chocolate. Your local Christmas market […]

Advent Calendar

Christmas is a magical time, filled with many fond childhood memories and family traditions. One of my favourites traditions is advent calendars. Nowadays lots of brands offer up their own, from Cadburys Dairy Milk to Lego, and tiny treats are gifted each day in December, leading up to a bumper sized bite on Christmas Day […]