(to be sung to the tune of ‘Mistletoe and Wine’ please)
I have been tagged by Miss Cisco, and so I shall play.
Real or fake trees?
Giving or receiving presents?
Giving. I don’t want anything for Christmas. Shaun and I are having a disagreement about this. I’d rather have money and spend it in the sales when I can get the same things for less, whereas he says I really don’t get the presents at Christmas thing, and insists on getting me something. But I don’t want anything… I don’t need anything. Everything I want or need I have here. I have settled on a pair of slippers, which H has insisted must be Princess Holly ones (I’m not entirely sure they’ll do my size) and then of course on discussing this we had to swiftly add in how I must ask Santa so H doesn’t get confused! Ohh these lies.
What’s your favourite Christmas film?
Not at all Christmassy, but The Sound Of Music at Christmas always made it for me. These days it’s discovering a Disney film that we really should have seen (see : Shrek, Toy Story, Finding Nemo) – again, not Christmassy, just shown on Christmas Day. I realise I could join LoveFilm and have done twice – but I’m one of those people who hangs on to films for five months before sending back so I may as well just buy them. If it absolutely has to be Christmas then all of them! We have some DVDs ready for this year, so everything may change by the New Year…
I’m all about the Quality Street. But Christmas dinner is always pretty good. Heston’s Orange in a pudding was pretty amazing last year, and our home-made cake was also pretty good (thanks Delia). I’m one of those people who is happy with once slice of cake and I’m done for the year which means Shaun has to eat it all instead (he doesn’t mind). Last weekend it was our local Frost Fair, and I discovered an ace vegetarian pie company who make a lovely spicy one, so I bought one from our Farmer’s Market last Saturday, which is in the freezer ready for me to eat in a couple of weeks. We don’t really have traditions… we’ve still got last years crackers too. Do crackers go off? So my favourite food is probably all of it – the sitting down as a family and stuffing your face and slobbing in front of the tv to watch a film for the afternoon while sipping on some tasty spirit. Yum.