Like I said …… !!!!!

What’s Going On?

Snow Rothwell Leeds

My London Town

This time last year I was enjoying the sun in the beautiful lush green parks of London, playing with the kids and strolling hand in hand with my husband.

Need I say more!!

Wake up, wake up … we’re leaving!

Yesterday, I enjoyed a chat with a fellow Twitterer @CupecoyStMartin (the only place I want to be right now) telling me “It’s time to wake up and get on” after the beautiful festive season.  How right they were!

Cupecoy-Beach-Club

Cupecoy Beach Club

I was getting lazy and rooted to the spot, and just a little too comfortable in my nest. The weather is awful outside, and my mind is wandering as usual to the sunnier climbs of the Caribbean.

Christmas lights in the rain

I always need the sun to motivate me to do anything, and I mean anything.

Wet Wet Christmas

It’s twice as hard because the sun seems to have no intention of visiting us here in London any time soon.

Wet Christmas  Lights

So here I am, doing as I’m told and putting fingers to keyboard and saying bye-bye this wonderful festive season and preparing to remove all the twinkling Christmas decorations and saying, Hi! to this fabulous New Year to come.

Christmas Lights

The Caribbean is still calling – I hear it loud and clear!

Christmas shop hopping till you drop!!

I went Christmas shopping at the Westfield Shopping Centre for the very first time with my 10 year old Little Princess today, and what an experience!

Westfield London site photography.

Designer, exclusive and popular stores galore.  Christmas lights, decked halls and Christmas crooning all around. Champagne flutes, chocolate covered pretzels and gleaming crispy creams of my dreams. I was in my element.

xmas-food

I have never seen so many shops all under one roof.  It was amazing, and I’m glad to say, I’ve still got it.  My Little princess ran out of steam a long time before me.  I could have shopped, hopped and scoffed the whole day.  Those young ones, just aren’t made of the same stuff are they?

Peanuts Yawn

I think an early night is on the cards for the Little Princess tonight.  Don’t you?

Christmas is in full swing

The time has finally arrived.  I will be rummaging through, under and in boxes, trunks and chests.  Boxes in lofts, trunks in cupboards and chests in garages. Throughout the whole process I will be in fine mood!

Do you want to know WHY?

christmas nativity

Because it’s Christmas of course!

decorating the tree

I shall be dressing my adorable Christmas tree and decorating my little abode with as many decorations as possible with my family.  Nat King Cole will be crooning, Bing will be whistling and Frank will be smouldering the air waves all day and night.

Nat King Cole

Amidst it all, fruity mince pies and rich double cream will continue to flow, seeing as I have been eating them for the last two weeks anyway. Christmas has finally arrived.

mince piesI can’t wait!!!