Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?
This is how Christmas looks in my part of the world. Darkness and Light. And a few Square skies. How about you? However you spend it, I hope that your Christmas is full of love. And maybe just a little magic? Thanks, Tom!
Now, off you go to Debbie’s world, for a little upside down skiing. And don’t forget to take Six Words with you!
You’ll never guess what I found?
Santa’s helpers? They have a lot of eating to do if they’re going to pull that sleigh.
Hope your Christmas preparations are going well. Describe them in six words?
Traditional though it may be, I really don’t want to waste the time and energy reviewing my year. If I’m patient a day or two, WordPress will do it for me, and those of you who’ve put up with me all this time deserve better. What I do want to do is to say a heartfelt thanks to all of you! It’s been a good year for me and I have many reasons to count my blessings. Please know that all of you out there number among them.
You probably don’t need to look very hard to realise that I’m sharing the beauty of my daughter’s tree. The hand-made trimmings give it away. It helps to keep her near to me. Sentimental old fool!
Not all of us have had such a happy year, yet most of us are survivors. One such lady, whose beautiful post this morning caught my eye, deserves some Christmas love. I hope that you are all as prepared as you need to be to spend a joyful Christmas.
All I want for Christmas is…
Nothing much, really! A little more love in the world would be good. Peace and harmony and all those things that go with the Christmas message. No-one going hungry or without shelter. No children that are unloved or unwanted. If only the Christmas fairy could make it so!
I haven’t written my ‘Dear Santa’ letter yet. Maybe I’d better hurry. Wishing you all a Christmas packed with peace and love. I’ll be walking again on Monday. Hope to see you then.
This pretty well sums it up
Time spent with my daughter almost always involves cake and pretty things, and this week was no exception. The shops were all a-twinkle and we gazed our fill. A brisk walk through the park was rewarded with hot chocolate. A shopping session required something a little more substantial.
The Christmas market was fun but I never did find one of those angels. I tried on a hat and thought about playing ‘hook a reindeer’, but I hung on to my Winter Pimms instead. The Helter Skelter did look tempting though.
No doubt about it, Christmas has come to Nottingham. I hope your preparations are going better than mine. I have a naked Christmas tree in the corner. Time to get my fairy out and find her some friends. It won’t be quite so grand as this.
Just one more weekend to go. Enjoy this one, and don’t forget to pop in on Cate with your six words. See you on Monday, when we’ll get out for a walk together to blow all those cares away. See you then!
The quiet bit in the middle
With just a hint of sparkle
One set of lights have already blown on my tree, but we’re still looking festive. Just a quick round-up of the neighbours… the photo above is for Colline.
Remember these guys from last year?
And here I go, spying on the neighbours!
Santa comes in all shapes and sizes
Like this old friend on my mantlepiece
And there’s always a snowman or two
And, of course, beautiful cards!
That sum’s it up, doesn’t it? Hope you had a good Christmas and are looking forward to a new year. I’m just going to pop in on Cate at Six Word Saturday. See you soon!