Month: December 2015

Pearls of wisdom

The other day we held a surprise 80th birthday party for my mother-in-law.  We were all invited up the coast to a restaurant where Grandma was supposedly just out for lunch with my sister-in-law.  Imagine her surprise when her two other children turn up with grandkids in tow.  Also in attendance were Grandma’s brother and…

It’s the thought that counts

This is the time for giving, or at least the time when you start wondering what on earth you are going to get everyone.  I start my journey earlier than most, because I have to post the presents for my family.  That also means that I am limited in what I get (it can’t be…