The Secret Diary

It sounds daft, but I have a category for Secret Diary.  It is so private, that even I can’t see it! So I am making a public post in my secret diary to see if I can make the category visible!!  It’s where I now put my blog posts that might offend someone.  It took…

New Year with the In-Laws

I love my In-laws, and I gladly celebrate every second New Year with them – but it’s nothing like the drunken, raucous affairs I remember from my own background!  Not that I particularly wish to be drunken and raucous any more, but to me a New Year’s Eve isn’t a real celebration without dancing to…

Skiing without Snow

Well, here in La Massana in Andorra, we have absolutely no snow.  None.  Not a flake. Large parts of the Horn family got stuck because of the snow.  Tris couldn’t even get off the rig – even the helicopters out of Aberdeen were cancelled due to the weather!  So he never made it.  Connie, Scott…

Christmas Presents

Now then, in my family, when we celebrated christmas, we did it in style!  We would dress up in our best, shiny clothes.  We would spend months pondering over the best presents.  Not the most expensive, mind; just the best!  And the best present I ever bought my brother (in my opinion) was a simple…