The 7 Days of Christmas

Most Christmas traditions we pick up either from the Christmases of our childhood or by osmosis from the world around.  When you get married, it gets a little interesting with the “but our family always did this…” conversations.  A final little centre table present instead of crackers is one we got from my wife’s family. Starting a… Continue reading The 7 Days of Christmas

The Rolling Mull

This rather unpromising-looking tub contains one of the best Christmas traditions we’ve started in recent years – the rolling mull. Now your average mulled wine would be made by putting red wine in a pan along with orange juice, sliced fruit, sugar, an assortment of spices and a splash of brandy, then heating until it’s… Continue reading The Rolling Mull