I’ve read that in Japan at the end of the year, people take part in “oosouji” or “big cleaning”. Post Christmas and New Year is the perfect time to do so as we all acquire too much and there is a build up of chores after two weeks of relaxing. The Chinese have a similar…… Continue reading Oosouji
As is the tradition on our family we had our Christmas dinner in Christmas Eve. I read recently that the Queen does this too! It was delicious and cooked by my dad! It was my hubby’s first Christmas dinner and he really enjoyed it! Thanks to my family for the special day!
I’ve written before about my wedding and how we were so stressed about planning that we forgot to buy a wedding cake. Today, my family surprised me with a wedding cake (belated). It was really meaningful and lots of tears occurred. It had special silk flowers from my mother’s and grandmother’s wedding cake. I am…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 23 – A surprise cake!
Today I am on the train heading to London to collect my husband from Heathrow. I’m so excited for him to spend his first Christmas in England. I am enjoying the journey so far with snacks and tea! How glorious! Wishing you all a happy Saturday! Thanks for reading!
Today was a day well spent with family and friends at home by the seaside. I was not feeling my best so stayed warm and cosy inside. Four days to go and I really must start the Christmas shopping!
Apologies for the late upload for blog as day 17. I’ve been travelling for almost 24 hours trying to get home! I always romanticise London, however I noticed that people are just as ride on the London underground as in Hong Kong. Particularly if you have a suitcase! Hubby will be joining me next week…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 17 & 18 – Every day I’m travelling…
Today I received a lovely Christmas card from my Aunt. Living so far away from home it’s such a nice feeling when someone takes the time to send you something in the post. I know that some people are against Christmas cards as they think they are wasteful. However, I always keep mine and reuse…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 16- Christmas cards