Month: December 2017

Truffle Tribulations

Oh expensive box of chocolates I don’t know what to do You’re so very pricey I don’t think I should eat you I’m not sure that I’m worthy To enjoy your fancy flavours I’m not sophisticated I won’t take the time to savour The subtle combinations Is that ginger I can taste? I’m afraid the…

Christmas Comedown

I don’t know what I’m watching On my television I didn’t choose the channel That wasn’t my decision It was already chosen When I switched on the screen To change it seems an effort And for that I’ll need caffeine Cos I’m feeling rather tender I’m really not sure why Perhaps I’ve overdone it On…

The Magic Of Twixmas

Though Christmas is over Remain in good cheer For there’s plenty of food To see us through to New Year There are chocolates aplenty A variety of cake There are mince pies and stollen (That I didn’t bake) So much leftover turkey Of that there’s no doubt (But alas linger on Some uneaten sprouts) There…

Boxing Day Bargains

Today is Boxing Day, a day which means different things to different people. To some it’s a day to recover from the excesses of Christmas Day, in preparation for a return to work on the 27th December. For others it’s an opportunity to continue with the excesses because, as it turns out, they don’t actually…