Danke schön, Darlings, danke schön

My dearest Louise, I have been very bad at updating this blog and also at giving thanks for blessings from friends old and new. Panettone fatigue still has me firmly in its grips, since each new little achievement (numbers down, finally double vaxxed) seems to be snatched away in the blink of an eye (new … Continue reading Danke schön, Darlings, danke schön

You’re the Inspiration

My dearest Louise, I’m sure you will forgive me if I address today’s post to somebody else for a change although the headline applies to you in full. You are my constant inspiration and I promise, you still are and always will be my favorite Brit! xx Dear Richard, Today is the day. It is … Continue reading You’re the Inspiration

#SecretCupid 2021–Gallery

My dearest Louise, I think we can safely say that the #SecretCupid project was a success and brought much needed levity and joy in these strange and difficult times. Here’s a little gallery of some of the gifts that carried the joy all over the world. I'm simply embedding everyone's tweets save for the cases … Continue reading #SecretCupid 2021–Gallery

#SecretCupid 2021 Mine-All-Mine Edition

My dearest Louise, As you know, we are up to some good, clean fun in our corner of the Armitage Army right now. Our #SecretCupid project is well under way and while I am still waiting for my modest contribution to reach its destination grumblegrumble, hurry up EU mail system, I have been lucky enough … Continue reading #SecretCupid 2021 Mine-All-Mine Edition