It’s my work Christmas party in Edinburgh tonight and I’m very excited. Last year we went to York and this year there are so many more of us that we’ve split … Continue reading How many outfits can I wear in one day?
The Aberdeen Christmas Village is up and running again this year. We went first thing this morning to avoid the crowds and to be the first ones on the ice … Continue reading Aberdeen Christmas Village
We always put up our Christmas tree on the first weekend in December and we’ve just done it today. We have a Timbatree which we use every year. I bought it … Continue reading Time to put up the Christmas tree
Today was our first Christmas in our new house in Aberdeen. It was just the four of us and the first Christmas where it has been just us for quite … Continue reading Merry Christmas
It’s another beautiful day here today with sun and blue sky. The only thing missing is the snow but it’s so warm there’s no chance of that happening. One day … Continue reading Igloos and ice-skating
Daniel and Elizabeth wrote letters to Santa this morning with some requests. It was all Daniel’s idea which is quite amazing given how much he dislikes writing. Here they are: Dear … Continue reading Letters to Santa
There’s a Christmas village in Aberdeen this year! This is apparently the first time the city has had one so we went and had a look. We went first on … Continue reading Aberdeen Christmas Village
I’m writing this on the train back to Aberdeen. We had a fantastic day in Edinburgh today. The Christmas markets just began this week and they are wonderful. We went on … Continue reading Edinburgh Christmas market
I got my Christmas present early today in the form of snow! No, it’s not snowing in Ballater but we drove to the village of Braemar – a gorgeous, gorgeous place … Continue reading Santa, reindeer, and snow!
Santa in a kilt with a Storm Trooper, of course. Who else? It was the Turning on the Lights Christmas parade in Aberdeen last Sunday. There was a parade; they marched; … Continue reading Who appears in Christmas parades in Aberdeen?
The Festival of Angels was running in York this weekend and we went to have a look today. There were sculptures made of ice, outdoor entertainment and some fake snow. … Continue reading Festival of angels
Lebkuchen is a delicious German Christmas treat. The English translation is gingerbread but it doesn’t actually contain any ginger. I got this excellent recipe for lebkuchen a few years ago … Continue reading Recipe for Lebkuchen
It’s Christmas tree time again. Last year we bought a living branch which was very full and beautiful and smelt delicious, but it inevitably turned into a very big dead … Continue reading Our Christmas Tree