The build up to Christmas is much less frantic as a retiree, but no less expensive.
Anyhow as I write this on Christmas eve, Sara and her Mum have gone to the carols at the River of Life and that gives me a few moments to sit and relax.
family transported, food bought, drinks bought, prezzies nearly wrapped ....
Christmas is on its way - nuff said
Helen Messer became Helen Loveday in October. The wedding was a good old family affair mostly traditional but with a few personal touches from the bride and groom who both lean heavily to the 'goth' culture - full of bats and dressing up -great fun. All the usual suspects were there and I've put a few pictures in the photo album