Let’s have some tea – weekend coffee share on the 24th of March 2019

Oh hello, what a surprise that you could drop by! If we were having coffee, I'd be super happy to have you over. I'd get out a few chocolates. Oh right it is lent, so maybe you won't be snacking on the chocolate Santa's. If we were having coffee, I'd probably serve you some tea … Continue reading Let’s have some tea – weekend coffee share on the 24th of March 2019

Sankta Lucia by Annika Perry – Day 13 Advent 2017

HAPPY LUCIA

TODAY in Sweden nearly every home, school, hospital, factory, workplace, church, hotel and restaurant is celebrating LUCIA.

Lucia is the Bringer of Light and is celebrated on what, in the old almanac, was the darkest day of the year. The day is one of light, hope and love. The tradition has its roots in St. Lucia of Syracuse who died as a martyr in AD304.

M is for Mmm #AtoZChallenge

M is for Mmm My A to Z muse seems to be on a break for the letter M. Well I actually have a lot of M words floating in my head, Mother, Mistake (wait that was last year's M word), Minute, Midway (as we are midway through the Alphabet today!), Müll (meaning garbage), Madame, Music, Middle school. None of those words really stuck, at … Continue reading M is for Mmm #AtoZChallenge

Advent Calendar Day 18: Christmas Music with Kate Edwards

Christmas Music with Kate Edwards This is 'Lonely This Christmas', a song originally written and performed by the British band Mud in 1974. It was Christmas Number One at the time and is a very popular Christmas song still.  I am a member of an experimental pop band in the North East of England called … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 18: Christmas Music with Kate Edwards

Advent Calendar Day 14: A Whirlwind by Camille de Fleurville

A Whirlwind by Camille de Fleurville A whirlwind. A turmoil. Laughs and plays. Whispered secrets. Doors quickly shut with a swish and a smile. Christmas has always been a time of waiting and of joy. A time of recollection as well. A time of night that slowly rises into dawn, from dark blue through purple, … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 14: A Whirlwind by Camille de Fleurville