Merry and bright, solemn and still

December: a month of contrasts. I love the merry days of Christmas: bright colours on the Christmas tree, cheerful songs, and the sparkle of fairy lights. But I also love those quiet days, when the air is still, and magic hangs around the house in an altogether different way. Late in the afternoon the clouds…

Happy Christmas and a seasonal tale

Thank you to everyone who has visited the blog this year, and for your likes and comments - it's always lovely to hear from you. Christmas is a time for story telling; on cold afternoons and wintery evenings; by the fire or tucked up in bed. Over on The Simple Things blog there's a little seasonal…