A Voluptuous Advent: Door 31

New Year, Same Me In 2018, I pledge to be even more me. To take up more space, to take more chances, make more mistakes, more friends, more noise. Take trips, say yes, create more. Write more and be more present. I’m tired of all the new me bullshit. While it’s nice to take stock […]

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A Voluptuous Advent – Doors 27 – 30

Picky Dinners Absolutely every meal you eat between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day should be picky. Small piles of cheese, pickles, piccalilli, cold cuts, crackers. Every pudding should come with cream and brandy butter. Accept no substitutes. Being at Home with the Gerbils One of the worst things that could happen happened this year […]

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A Voluptuous Advent: Door 26

Leftovers An ode of course to the best part of Christmas: the Boxing Day leftovers. There is nothing but nothing like the turkey sandwich you make the day after Jesus’ birthday (fake birthday). The thinly sliced turkey, the layer of stuffing, the cheeky pigs-in-blankets, if there happen to be any left. The gravy and the […]

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A Voluptuous Advent: Door 24

Festive Naps Let’s face it naps at the best of times are amazing – I’m a big fan. But naps during the festive break, even if the festive break this year is only four days long (for me), are pure perfection. What better way to digest all those pigs in blankets than snoozing for an […]

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A Voluptuous Advent: 19 – 22

Netflix Festive Favourites Man, Netflix have really knocked it out of the ballpark this Christmas with their Festive straight-to-TV specials. A Christmas Prince has already had a mention but I’ve also recently enjoyed Christmas Inheritance, a tale about a spoilt party girl who visits small town Snow Falls to learn a lesson from┬áthe people who […]

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