CHRISTMAS 2012

WE WILL ALWAYS HAVE PARIS…

Usually the Luxembourg gardens looks bleak in winter,  but whether it was because we were imbibed with the Christmas spirit or it was the sunshine, or we were just in relaxed romantic mood, I don’t know but today it looked wonderful.  Calm and green and elegant…. and the most romantic place in the world. People often ask … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS 2012

CHRISTMAS 2012..and on the twelfth day…..it was better than watching the 35th rerun of Morecambe and Wise!

“What did you do in Paris over Christmas?” people ask.  Well it sounds pathetic to say “not much, we just meandered”  but that is what we did. “The weather is bright and dry, so feeling very refreshed after our very good sleep, and hearty  breakfast in the hotel,   we wander through Paris, just enjoying being with each other and … Continue reading

CHRISTMAS 2012

CHRISTMAS 2012, on day eleven,..my true love gave to me, a magical beginning.

As you gave gathered by now, I left my computer at home out of respect for Michaels wish and I did not want to be distracted form “us” on this trip.   So I apologise for keeping everybody in suspense but here is what I wrote from my notebook. —————————————– There is something about travelling late … Continue reading

CHRISTMAS 2012

CHRISTMAS 2012…..Day 7…….there has to be trifle!

One of my favourite bloggers is Sylvia of  Finding Noon,  and a couple of days ago she  was asking what foods scream “CELEBRATE” at you and in my reply.  I completely forgot  SHERRY TRIFLE. http://findingnoon.com/?p=2450 This very English dessert is a MUST at Christmas or any other celebration..  There are lots of variations and every family must … Continue reading

CHRISTMAS 2012

CHRISTMAS 2012…on the fifth day

On the fifth day I look forward to watching yet another Christmas food programme from a celebrity chef. Last night it was Nigella with Nigellissima, an Italian inspired twist on Christmas food. The fragrant Nigella flirted her way through the programme which was illustratedby shots of Venice and London in the Christmas lights, in between showing Nigella … Continue reading