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    A big Cadventure

    December 2, 2016

    Sponsored post Terrific excitement in the post today as I opened a humble jiffy bag, only to discover this cornucopia of Cadbury’s delights inside:   I do love the elves at Cadbury’s, especially as they  are working extra hard this year as Cadvent has just been launched. Cadvent is a unique Cadbury’s twist on Advent – as you might well have guessed. So as well as lots of festive variations on my beloved Dairy Milk, including white and milk chocolate…

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    Listing badly

    It’s full-on headless chicken mode now as Christmas looms ever larger and my to-do lists are …. still unwritten. For someone who spends so much time writing, I am curiously averse to putting pen…

    December 14, 2015
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    Advent is coming

    OK, so, we’ve had a bit of a disaster this year with the Advent calendars. It wasn’t one of the usual troubles, either. I remembered to buy them in good time. I didn’t buy…

    December 7, 2015
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    Ducking and diving

    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…

    December 14, 2011
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    Wish lists

    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…

    December 7, 2011
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    Going yogaga

    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…

    November 29, 2011
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    Have yourself a stressfree little Christmas

    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…

    November 28, 2011