Monthly Archives: December 2009

Happy Hogmanay

It’s minus 3, my road is a sheet of ice and I’m at home, toasty warm with total disregard for the planet or my gas bill, so I’m happy. I wish everyone all the very best for 2010.

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Christmas was lush

As (Gavin and) Stacy would say, or abundant if you prefer. The MacCauleys (Emma’s parents) are very hospitable and it was wonderfully full of food, drink and good company, so what more could you ask for? Here’s a sampler to … Continue reading

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White Christmas Eve

It’s beautiful today, very pretty, and a bit warmer now at minus 2, having been minus 10 during the night. Not much of a winter for my friends in Canada or China, but for Edinburgh, it’s quite unusual. As always, … Continue reading

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White Christmas – perhaps

It’s been very cold, so cold the central heating has been triggered by the frost detector and comes on in the middle of the night so I wake up sweltering – a strange paradox. There’s a possibility of a white … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree 2009

That’s it, then, the tree’s up and ready. We had some heavy snow showers today but wet stuff so not lying at all. I’m feeling the strain of all the marking I’ve been doing – or was it the tiramisu … Continue reading

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