Tag Archive | "Christmas shopping"

Ducking and diving

Wednesday, December 14, 2011


First of all, a lovely Christmas treat for you all. I’ve got you a special offer of 20% off everything at Bombay Duck! I love their stuff – quirky, kitschy, twinkly and sparkly. You’ll easily be able to find presents for sisters, sisters-in-laws, friends, teachers, neighbours and all the rest. Admittedly, it’s not the first […]

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Wish lists

Wednesday, December 7, 2011


Another intriguing tale from my wonderful new US correspondent (erm, it’s my big brother, and no, he’s not being paid, unless you count his Christmas pair of socks. Oooops, I think I may have let the tinsel-decked cat out of the festive bag there). Apparently Santa in the States is now so thoroughly au fait […]

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Going yogaga

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

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News from my lovely big brother, who I’m going to promote to US Correspondent (ok, he already has a very important day job, but surely he’d be crazy to turn down this unpaid, thankless extra workload?). Apparently there have been near-riots in the States over, of all things, yoga pants. Not actual pant pants, you […]

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Have yourself a stressfree little Christmas

Monday, November 28, 2011


It wasn’t until a friend said that she was getting highly stressed by Christmas, that I realised something. I really need to get stressed about Christmas! I’ve been coasting along in a bubble, doing other things, just vaguely pootling about as usual, while all the time Christmas has been lurking under the surface, just like […]

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