Tis the season to be jolly…..

Christmas 2015 has been a strange one. Never eaten out on Christmas Day, but this year we had the opportunity and it meant at least me, Joe and Kevin were in the vicinity of Jay and NIna as they had to work. Waking up seeing posts on Facebook and pictures of families, and friends, were…

Homeward Bound

A very busy few days have elapsed in Scotland. I’ve enjoyed good food, alcohol and precious time with my parents.   I did manage to buy a few gifts, and also a cardigan, dress and blouse! To be honest a struggle to get it all in my case.      I have caught up with a few…

  Scotland bound

Today I am making the journey north to the place of my birth, Arbroath. I am doing a cheeky pre Xmas visit to my parents, Andrew and Celli. I love this trip by train, evocative of so many childhood memories – the coast line , cities of York, Doncaster and Berwick.   It’s comforting that…