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This is too too silly -- but great fun :) - Helen's journal and online home
In which an old dog attempts to learn new tricks.
heleninwales
heleninwales
This is too too silly -- but great fun :)
Thanks to [personal profile] rymrytr for posting this happy little Christmas song.






We have had our usual quiet Christmas here. I spoke to members of my family on the phone this morning and then we ate a big lunch of roast chicken (G hates turkey), stuffing, roast potatoes, assorted veggies and Christmas pud. Since then I have not done much, just caught up with all the LJ I didn't have time to read properly while I was away and I've also done some knitting while watching the Sherlock Holmes on TV. This was the Moffat modern version, which I recorded and thought I would re-watch because there is a new season coming soon. :)

Tomorrow (Boxing Day) I will be driving up to see my Dad on the North Wales coast. My brother will also be visiting, so we will have a family catchup session. I was a bit worried that I wouldn't be able to make it because the cough I had in London swiftly turned into a nasty cold. It's not that I would be too ill to travel, but I didn't want to pass it on to my 90-year-old dad. However, yesterday I was over the worst and today I've hardly coughed or blown my nose all day, so that shouldn't be a problem.

Anyway, I hope all my LJ friends out there had a good day, whether it was spent celebrating, working or just relaxing.

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khiemtran From: khiemtran Date: December 25th, 2011 08:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hope you have fun on Boxing Day. We're just gearing up for a trip to the shops and waiting for the cricket to start...
heleninwales From: heleninwales Date: December 27th, 2011 12:49 pm (UTC) (Link)
I had a nice trip up to my dad's. Not much traffic on the road and the weather was just about good enough for my brother and I to have our traditional Boxing Day walk on Prestatyn beach. It was a bit blowy, but the rain held off.
cariadwen From: cariadwen Date: December 25th, 2011 09:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
Merry Christmas!
heleninwales From: heleninwales Date: December 27th, 2011 12:50 pm (UTC) (Link)
I hope you had a good time over the Christmas period.
cariadwen From: cariadwen Date: December 28th, 2011 12:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you, Helen and I hope yours was good for you too.
veronica_milvus From: veronica_milvus Date: December 26th, 2011 04:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Scary! All real objects have been superseded!
rymrytr From: rymrytr Date: December 26th, 2011 10:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
I can't visualize what "life" will be like when the 10 year old, turns 50!
heleninwales From: heleninwales Date: December 27th, 2011 12:51 pm (UTC) (Link)
It is a scary thought, isn't it?

So much of what we take for granted now was science fiction when I was at school. Even the cities are starting to get some of the features that appeared in SF back then, like trains that have no drivers!
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