A Postcard For All The Winter Holidays

Happy Whateveritisyoucelebrate! I have considered making an upcoming Christmas post, a Hanukkah post, a New Year’s post and then I realised that I also have friends who are Taoist, pagans of several different descriptions, atheists, agnostics and you name it.  Can you tell I don’t pick my friends based on their faith (or lack thereof)?  In the season of celebrations, it’d be silly to single … Continue reading A Postcard For All The Winter Holidays

The Scent of The Holiday Season – Saffron, Almond and Marzipan Buns!

The holiday season is here! No, please don’t go after me with a frying pan!  I don’t usually start it this early, but you see, a couple of fantastic friends are coming to visit me next weekend from over-the-puddle England, and I won’t have time to decorate 4 weeks before Yule, so we’re starting to prepare and decorate now.  Also in preparation to that, I’ll … Continue reading The Scent of The Holiday Season – Saffron, Almond and Marzipan Buns!