Fascinating Christmas Trivia!

Fascinating Christmas Trivia!

I love a fun fact, and I’ve got loads about the festive season – and now it is, inescapably, just over the top of this coming weekend. I have been astonishing Mr RLC Words with this same Christmas trivia every year we’ve been together; but now that we’re...
Christmas Weekend! What it is, and why…

Christmas Weekend! What it is, and why…

I know, it’s not Christmas yet. It’s still November, for goodness’ sake – yet no sooner is Halloween over, than the shops, the TV and social media are all extremely keen to persuade us that it is, in fact, time to start getting organised; and I’m not wholly against...
What Made Your Childhood Christmas?

What Made Your Childhood Christmas?

The urge to create Christmas perfection is all around us – from social media, adverts, and even inherited from a parent (fans of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation will understand parental festive fanaticism). It’s so easy to feel that what we’re doing isn’t...
Christmas Shop for the Littlest Schoolkids

Christmas Shop for the Littlest Schoolkids

Yesterday was one of my favourite days in our infant school calendar – Christmas Shop. Kids love Christmas because of the presents, obviously – their own presents, and in my experience, any that the people around them will let them open too! The joy of receiving a...
Christmas magic please – the sooner the better

Christmas magic please – the sooner the better

I don’t need to ask the kids twice, and the husband surprisingly needed very little convincing as well – so the Christmas decorations are going up this weekend! This is a big break from the tradition I was brought up on. In our house, we were lucky if there was a hint...
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