It was going to be a quiet week enjoying some Christmas presents in front of the fire:
reliving some childhood memories:
(does anyone remember how this was ALWAYS on in the summer holidays when we were children?
Of course more feasting. Then on Monday my nephew came to stay, Abby our ex babysitter came on the spur of the moment and today I seem to have a gaggle of children who are happy playing outside but seem to need constant nourishment. They polished these off in minutes:
which I've replaced with a plate of flapjacks - notice how I ration them to ONE piece each:
and here they are on their way to wolf those down:
Abby has gone back to Gloucestershire, Amber to London to a friend's for New Years Eve and Tom is at work. If the others stay out long enough after the flapjacks I might be able to put my feet up and start on one of these:
Can you guess which of the books in the pile are mine and which are Tom's? I won't be insulted if you get it wrong!
Well, Happy New Year to you all - by the way, do you like my gloves knitted by Amber? The pattern is from one of Kristin's books: