Tagged with 'New Year'

New Year? Already?

…and then, suddenly in a flurry of shiny paper and tinsel and Quality Street Christmas is over and we’re hurtling towards another year.

Homework and school uniforms have to be checked, chased and gathered, thoughts cleared for returns to work and for some the dreaded season of tax returns approaches.

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Fresh new year.

January 6th was my mum’s birthday. 

She’d always take down the Christmas decorations on this day, and we were never quite sure whether it was because it was Twelfth Night, or because she wanted to day to be all about her. 

Either way, decorations never stay up in my house beyond this date. 

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