Monthly Archives: December 2012

Another Year Lived

I can’t believe 2012 has finished already.  Where did that year go? I know it is customary to eat and drink excessively on December 31st and behave oneself from January 1st.  Customary to start the new year with resolutions and … Continue reading

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Downtime with Downton

Somehow it seems perfectly acceptable at this time of year to spend the afternoon drinking champagne, eating chocolate and watching TV.  Well, it’s acceptable in my house 🙂 I did have a healthier start to the day though with some … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2012

Well we certainly had a very Merry Christmas and I hope you did too.  We started Christmas at home.  Having trashed the place, we went to stay at my sister Holly’s for a couple of days 🙂 CHICHESTER We had … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I am taking a break from the blog for a few days, so I can enjoy the holiday season and devote myself to my family. The house is decorated. Presents are bought and wrapped. The fridge and cupboards are full … Continue reading

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A Dinner Party

What a wonderfully sociable couple of days I have had.  They have not had much to do with losing weight or being healthy but I have enjoyed myself.  I have had a coffee with Eula, a 2 hour ramble through … Continue reading

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Feeling Christmassy

We were all sad to be leaving Nuremberg yesterday.  After breakfast in the hotel we spent 2-3 hours wandering around this beautiful old town.  The architecture is so lovely. Look at the detail on this building! We picked up the … Continue reading

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Chateaux and Gateaux

Today was all about the castle, eating and shopping.  And eating.  And drinking. Isn’t this a good idea – large tea bags for tea pots? I started today with an apricot juice, granola, yogurt, pumpkin seeds, prunes and fresh fruit … Continue reading

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Beautiful and Chilling

Today’s post features a visit to the rally grounds of the National Socialist Party.  There is nothing gruesome shown but if you do not want to read about it or see photos, please don’t read today’s post. The time difference … Continue reading

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London – Zurich – Nuremberg

I didn’t feel worse than I did yesterday which is good.  If I stay like this and even better, actually recover, then my sore throat/chest lurgey will be manageable.  I packed in the nutrients this morning: Udo’s oil, Kale, 1/2 … Continue reading

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Over here at last, the shocking realisation that it is nearly Christmas has hit me and I began to panic.  Over recent weeks I have been amused by friend’s entertaining  tales of shopping with irrascible husbands and empathised with … Continue reading

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