Category Archives: Christmas

Stay Safe But Enjoy Christmas

1.Minimise your in person contacts. Be selective who you allow into your house. If you are meeting up with friends or family you have the option to do it in a controlled area like a cafe or somewhere outside your … Continue reading

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OMG!! TV Was Rubbish Again This Christmas

    Really, we pay for our own Irish channels and Sky and still there was nothing good on tv but lots of repeat movies repeated day after day!!! What are we paying for??There were very few movies we had … Continue reading

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Being Arty

  This is how I relax I listen to music, write , craft or make art. At the moment I am not doing much writing so I am concentrating on my art. It is getting dark early so I am … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas All

Merry Christmas All And Have A Wonderful Year  Annette xxxx Santa Vlogs His Journey Around The World #skyhigh https://www.facebook.com/FoxNews/videos/10156453193081336/

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Love This Song Fairytale Of New York

Ed’s version – wow Ed Sheeran & Anne-Marie – Fairytale Of New York in the Live Lounge

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How to Make a Christmas Wreath – Shared From Blogmas Day 9

Nothing signals the start of Christmas like decorations, and in my opinion, one of the easiest things to make is a wreath for the front door. The amount of effort that goes into making one of these, once you’ve gathered … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorations Are Up

I love Christmas and I have taken over mum’s role as decorator on a major scale. It is for the kids, I say,  for my nieces and nephews!!! I got a little carried away. My house is like Santa’s North … Continue reading

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How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

Title: How to Decorate a Christmas Tree Author& Publisher: Better Homes And Garden Full Text & Source: http://www.bhg.com/christmas/trees/how-to-decorate-a-christmas-tree/ The Internet, Online, 28/11/2017 Sample Text: The secret to decorating a pretty Christmas tree is simple: Style in layers! Get more tips … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving All

“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” James Allen “You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.” … Continue reading

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A Week To Christmas!

Merry Christmas All! Enjoy My Favourite Carol Silent Night: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87q5dmW6zDg Silent night, holy night! All is calm, all is bright. Round yon Virgin, Mother and Child. Holy infant so tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly peace … Continue reading

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The Christmas Cards By Sebastian Barry

The story was commissioned by An Post in celebration of sending and receiving Christmas Cards. ( A sweet tale by Sebastian Barry, Irish Author) Title: The Christmas Card Tale Author: Sebastian Barry Source: http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost/MainContent/ChristmasChannel/The+Christmas+Card+Tale.htm The Internet, Online, 16/12/2016 A Christmas … Continue reading

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Best Tech Gifts 2016

Title: The Classic, the Unexpected, and the Hottest Tech Gifts of 2016. The most anticipated gadgets of the year. Author: Justine Carreon, Elle Full Text & Source: http://www.elle.com/fashion/accessories/tips/g8220/tech-gifts/ The Internet, Online, 8/12/2016 Sample Text: This has been quite a year … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving All

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” G.K. Chesterton “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve By D.H. Lawrence

There are only two things now, The great black night scooped out And this fire-glow. This fire-glow, the core, And we the two ripe pips That are held in store. Listen, the darkness rings As it circulates round our fire. … Continue reading

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New Year’s Night By D.H. Lawrence

Now you are mine, to-night at last I say it; You’re a dove I have bought for sacrifice, And to-night I slay it. Here in my arms my naked sacrifice! Death, do you hear, in my arms I am bringing … Continue reading

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The Death of the Old Year By Lord Alfred Tennyson

Full knee-deep lies the winter snow, And the winter winds are wearily sighing: Toll ye the church bell sad and slow, And tread softly and speak low, For the old year lies a-dying. Old year you must not die; You … Continue reading

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Happy New Year All

“Life goes by so very fast, my dears, and taking the time to reflect, even once a year, slows things down. We zoom past so many seconds, minutes, hours, killing them with the frantic way we live that it’s important … Continue reading

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Beautiful Humanity

Title:Hundreds fed by charity at Christmas Day dinner Author: The Irish Times Full Text & Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/hundreds-fed-by-charity-at-christmas-day-dinner-1.2477457 The Internet, Online, 27/12/2015 Sample Text: Volunteers help to feed Christmas dinner to thousands of homeless and poor in Dublin. More than 350 … Continue reading

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Well Done Cork Penney Dinners & The People Of Cork

Well done to the Brennan Brothers and the people of Cork for coming out to help revamp Cork Penney Dinners and cloth the homeless for Christmas. The Christmas edition of At Your Service was updating the old and inadequate premises … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas All

I am taking a few days off for Christmas but first I want to wish you all a great Christmas and Happy New Year. Annette xxxx

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