Category Archives: Christmas

Trimming

Trimming the tree.  With the latest scandiwegian handknitted bauble. Just the one at the moment.  And reminders of my childhood.  The fairy lights don’t quite work. There’s probably 100 on the tree. About a third no longer work. It’s still … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Ideas

This is guaranteed to bring smiles for a whole year! To be regularly surrounded by beautiful blooms is absolutely divine and as an extra special gift to a loved one we have devised a very special gift offer. Your loved … Continue reading

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Christmas Opening Hours

Opening Hours Christmas Eve – 9am – Noon. (Collection only) Christmas Day, Boxing Day, 27 December – CLOSED 28 December – 11am – 4pm 29 December – noon – 4pm 30 & 31 December – 11am – 4pm New Year’s … Continue reading

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Winter wedding

The new bishop of Manchester was being welcomed.  And across the corridor a civil wedding.  Wonder if there was any cross over?  Where there lots of chaps/chapesses in robes and a single bride rocking her robe too?  Who knows. Outside … Continue reading

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Flower watch

Watching the ornithogalum. Willing it to open. Gently persuading it by placing it next to the radiator. And turning said radiator on. Bronze pumpkins. And garland assembly. It’s all a bit pick n mix. Bit of orange, bit of coneage, … Continue reading

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Stir up Sunday

It’s traditionally the day you make Christmas pudding.  It’s gently cooking away.  For hours. And every now and then I wonder  what the slightly burning smell is. And the pan is dry. This year’s recipe includes this Bourbon Stout, treacle … Continue reading

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Christmas Wreaths

I’m into wreaths in a big way this year.  Which doesn’t mean to say they’re BIG.  Just textured.  And totally rocking the feather look too. And bells. Sort of hidden. Love that each one is completely different.  Ask me in … Continue reading

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