Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012, We think its all over…

It’s late on the last day of the year and the light is fading fast at 3.30 in the afternoon. The rain is continuing to beat down, the weather determined to ensure that 2012 remains the wettest since real records … Continue reading

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Christmas Tradition #3 – The Christmas Card

Elder daughter-in-law (EDIL) says she has noted that there is a decline in sending the traditional Christmas card by the the under 30’s. This tradition we believe dates back to the Victorian era¬† and is rumoured to be another trend … Continue reading

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Christmas Tradition #2 – The Christmas Quiz 2012

The stalwart followers of this blog, well at least two out of the three of you, will know that each year the OH and I join three other couples of a certain vintage for our “works do” at The Arden … Continue reading

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Christmas Tradition #1 – The homemade Cracker

I despise shop bought Xmas crackers. Sad things in sixes, packed in glossy boxes full of promise and such a complete and utter let down. They really are symbolic of waste at Xmas. Just so much detritus around the table … Continue reading

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You need a GSOH with no GHC

Our boiler packed up on Wednesday night. We had not noticed until OH tried to run her evening bath. A quick review of the usual reasons for boiler malfunction failed to find a solution, so we fell back on our … Continue reading

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