Tivoli, A Winter Wonderland

When in Copenhagen a few weeks before Christmas, Stuart and I headed to Tivoli Gardens to instil some festive cheer in us.  Landing in the middle of storm did nothing to make me feel festive! I have wanted to go there for years, but always timed my visits to Copenhagen when it was closed. But,…

Goodbye Christmas, Hello New Year!

And so the Christmas festivities are over.  The few days of gluttony have passed and it’s onto New Year preparations and planning what resolutions we won’t be keeping!  For us, this Christmas was about celebrations, spending time with friends, family and each other, and generally enjoying having almost 2 weeks off work to do guilt…

Festive Goodies

I haven’t baked in a while, I have been having withdrawal symptoms to be honest.  But is there any better excuse to bake than Christmas? My parents spent the festive period with us and they do like a sweet treat to have with their endless cups of tea. I decided to try Gingerbread, I’ve never…

Merry Christmas!

Joyeaux Noel! Feliz Navidad! Frohe Weihnachten!Feliz Natal! I hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas filled with presents, food and family!

Its starting to look a lot like Christmas!!

Since some form of order has now been restored in our flat (post decorators) and the Christmas decorations have been put up! Years ago, after one of our first winter trips abroad, my husband and I started to buy a decoration from every place we went.  Its amazing what you can find in Christmas decorations…

You know its nearly Christmas when…..

Innocent Smoothies start sporting bobbly hats The Dome is decorated (though it has been since about October) Starbucks are selling their festive ginger mochachocalattechinos (in red cups and this one is really a Ginger Latte) Jenners have their Christmas tree up (though disappointed in the decor this year…) The Big Wheel is on Princes Street…