Tiny lovely things about Christmas
The Christmas Tree ornaments you’d forgotten about.
Chipolata sausages wrapped in fiddly bacon.
Falling asleep in daylight hours.
The Snowman, The Bear and The Gruffalo.
Stocking fillers (but only after you have bought and wrapped them.)
Pine needles in March.
The children trying to avoid the mistletoe at all costs.
Mulled Wine and that mulled wine juice from IKEA.
Transforming a pile of ‘things’ (gifts) into a much more pleasing pile of wrapped presents.
Christmas Songs on the radio.
Any 9 Lessons and Carols in any format.
The sense of achievement when you find the Santa Hats.
Edwin Morgan’s Poem ‘Trio.’
Carols for Choirs 1,2 and 3.
Driving home for Christmas, with ‘Driving Home for Christmas’ at full volume in the car.
And the little bits of paper on the floor, after a session of cutting out snowflakes.