Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sad news, there is no hangover cure — but there is hangover “assistance”

I have it on good advice the best way to avoid hangovers is to stay away from alcohol. No, that’s not it.  To stay drunk. There you go. Full stop. End of story. But since we no longer live in … Continue reading

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The perfect suggestion for Christmas leftovers

Throw them out. Really. Well, if you can’t bring yourself to do that, you can up-cycle them through the cat or dog first. No cooked bones though people or you will be putting the new room on the vet’s house … Continue reading

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Christmas pudding rum balls. Get those things away from me.

I prefer ordinary rum balls since Christmas cake is not my favourite.  I’m sure Nana trotted out the same old cake every year. No one noticed… because no one ate it. I’m sure the great economy of making a cake … Continue reading

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Hot chocolate… you sexy thing

I realise a great deal of the world is shivering away under a chilly blanket of snow (yes I realise snow is insulating, but you know what I mean). So I figure to warm you all up, a nice big … Continue reading

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The top 5 best ever gift wrapping tips. Honest.

Everyone loves a beautifully wrapped present. They do. I, however, find that the shoddily wrapped present is also adored, especially by the children who have no appreciation of finer points and just want what’s inside. There is a certain joy … Continue reading

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Christmas is next week … now panic and freak out!

I am pretty sure most of you have seen this poster resurrected from war-time Britain. It is a message of resolve we could all do with in these last frantic days before Christmas. I keep a copy of my very … Continue reading

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Um, why did you buy me that?

Now, you know it’s going to happen. Statistics say it happens to each and every one of us at least once each Christmas. SOMEONE is going to give you something god-awful. A special something.  I say “something” because you either … Continue reading

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