It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....

Well here we are folks, on the very brink of the season of peace and goodwill. I am super excited (as is my wont) and enjoying my favourite month thoroughly!

The last week of term flew by, a blur of giggles and stresses and carols and my birthday and crackers and gifts. The children had a grand old time and I was very proud of them all. But some what relieved to actually wave them out the door last Friday, I must confess. I love them to pieces and we've had a cracking term, but it was definitely time to relax and catch some zzzzzzzzzzzzs.

The weekend was lovely. The boy came up on Friday and we had a lovely cosy meal in the local, and a Saturday of basically mooching around being lazy before getting the train back to London. Then we went to my gorgeous friend Emily's for festive drinks and food (venison *and* red cabbage? Nom nom nom!), which was very grown up and fabulous, all at the same time. Sunday was a fry up and chat with Siobhan, Hebba and Dan, and wandering around the city in a quest for coffee. And on Sunday night, the lovely Katie Boo and Jase threw me a FakeBirthday get-together - just five of us chilling, drinking champagne, eating nibbles and playing singstar. Aceness embodied!

The rest of the week so far has been full of goodness - buying gifts, writing cards, drinking tea, carol singing around the village, wrapping gifts, queueing in the post office and planning the roadtrip home (I leave here Dec 19th. I get to my parents on Dec 24th!).

How has your December been so far?

Love,
Cxx
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7 comments:

  1. Sounds really great. Much better than my cruddy December.

    Who is this 'the boy' of which you speak? Is he just a boy, or is he "the" boy?

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  2. December has been pretty good to me, so far. Although I can't believe it's half over!

    Happy Christmas Claire!

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  3. My month has consisted of my car breaking down, falling on my ass due to ice, and being late for work. Good times!

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  4. You sound merry and bright...as you should be with all you have going on!

    Happy birthday!! My big day was yesterday and I'm enjoying December like I always do...with family, good friends, cheerful music, fantastic food and my little plastic card. ;)

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  5. December has flown by for me!

    You live a fabulous life Claire. I want just one weekend with you and your life. I think I would love it!

    And yes... who is this boy? Huh? Hmmm? You gonna tell us or what? :P

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  6. Happy b.day! My December has flown by, until this week when we've been largely snowed in.

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  7. My December has been neither here nor there, but I am certainly enjoying being surrounded by carols and pretty Christmas displays. It's a very good season.

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