Author Archives: Kath

Advent 24

Last blog of wonder. Christmas Eve. Baking Running Gingerbread people Team talk on the sofa through the eldest nerves and worries about Christmas Day. Watching a good stomp on the downs help clear his head. Hanging out with friends who … Continue reading

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Advent 23

I’m not ever going to stop banging on about this whole light in the darkness thing. Not even after Christmas when we put the nativity characters away for another year. The light is still needed. We can’t ever put that … Continue reading

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Advent 22

Almost there. “God with man is now residing” “Lo, within a manger lies He who built the starry skies” (Nothing more to be said. The one who made the stars walks amongst us. And that changes everything.)

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Advent 21

The shortest day. The darkness is deep. The light short and fleeting. But… “The Light shines on in the darkness, and the darkness did not understand it or overpower it or appropriate it orabsorb it [and is unreceptive to it].“ “The people walking in darkness have … Continue reading

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Advent 20

And most days it’s about the ordinary. Up at 5.30 with overexcited grumpy small ones. Making cookies. Pottering around a National Trust property with the rest of the Middle Class masses of small people, because, snow dogs. Hot chocolate in … Continue reading

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Advent 19 (The one with the Anniversary Post)

Yes, it’s that time of year again when I get to be a little bit sickeningly gushing about my favourite and best. I get to remind you that we used to look like this (which as the years go on … Continue reading

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Advent 18

Hereby today shall be known as the day I stopped. I’ve watched ‘The Holiday’ and found it to be pleasurably diverting, I’ve had a long hot bath and finished ‘The Magician’s Nephew’ (finished/sobbed all the way through the last few … Continue reading

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