It’s hard to know what to say after Christmas. I no longer feel the acute sense of disappointment I felt as a child, but it is a strange feeling even now to have the day you’ve looked forward to for weeks is over – just like that – and to go back to normal life.
I got a lot of lovely things – thanks to my parents and my darling little brother – and we had a fantastic breakfast of crepes, filled with bananas and strawberry syrup, thanks to Landen. We went to see Bedtime Stories which amused me to no end. And we had a shepherd’s meal that evening of cheese fondue with many tasty things to dip into the fondue. It was a lovely day.
And two of my favorite gifts this year: