Will you still take my second hand Christmas?

Have you ever given a thought to the true meaning of Christmas? No, I'm not talking about the cozy Hollywood version they like to show on the TV this time of the year. "And it's not like the stories, it's never like what they said" (Ben Haenow - Second Hand Heart) In truth, a version … Continue reading Will you still take my second hand Christmas?

Are you the white elephant?

From one of his business travels my husband brought home a wooden carving of a mother and baby elephant. My toddler was delighted with the new addition to the household furniture and thought this the ideal toy.  "No, that's daddies" my husband told her, something she did not accept. "Daddy and me" she said. "Okay, … Continue reading Are you the white elephant?