Nutcracker (Cookie Jar)

Second day of the Christmas Countdown everyone knows , that soon this drum major will be rapping out a tune on his drum – for gooey chocolate cookies might be guarded by him expecting little ones to go on a hunt not knowing where the treasure is hiding that’s something – the dear major isContinue reading “Nutcracker (Cookie Jar)”

Post Christmas Pressies

#Christmas #Hidden #Sweets 7th January 2019 I received an extra present yesterday. I’d been wandering what dad was going on about when he mentioned an extra present at the end of Christmas time I’d enjoyed seeing the brightly coloured baubles on the Christmas tree, especially the new larger ones. They were twinkly inside. I justContinue reading “Post Christmas Pressies”

Five more days of Christmas

Salford 2nd January 2019 #christmas #newyear If you find this post a little scrambled, there is a reason Six hours kip doesn’t do much for the festive spirit But just what do you do after new year ? Back to work or school after two weeks away If you’re a kid all you want toContinue reading “Five more days of Christmas”

Christmas pudding

Sat on the serving tray Each little bit of you oozes festive smells, Allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg Salsa away with seasonal fruits, mingling Over a drop of festive tipple Note how the alcohol burns away in a wonderful display And leaves a fruity taste to accompany the Lovely sultanas, currants, candied peel and cherries

Ode to a ham

Newbold Verdon, 25th december While the children played their games Under the gaze of the decorated Christmas tree You sat bathing in a sugary herbal bath Turning like cleopatra As you cooked away in the oranges, spices and cloves Sending sumptuous smells through the house Till it was time for you to join the vegetablesContinue reading “Ode to a ham”

A little something from Father Christmas sr.

It was a few days before Santa Claus was about to do his deliveries And the elves were busy in their workshop When a little elf ran up to the big man and handed him a letter “Dear klaus,” it read… “Nice to see you and yours doing so well in your work, Was wonderingContinue reading “A little something from Father Christmas sr.”

Time passes

#promptuarium #prompt Salford, 20th December She walked though the Christmas market Still wearing the Christmas cracker ring Some lad from her past gave her Sentimentality ? Perhaps, but then Something told her, one day they’d meet again Solitude, the vehicle that drove her to See her sweetheart under the town hall clock, Stars meeting upContinue reading “Time passes”