Taking time off for Christmas as a small business owner is not easy. While our industry demands that we have time off, simply by shutting down, it doesn’t stop the ‘stuff’ that goes on behind the business scenes on a daily basis. So how do you really take time off at Christmas? Well it takes…Continue Reading
I always enjoy decorating a table, but never most so than at Christmas time, and this year we have decided on an Australian Christmas table theme. Searching the net for inspiration took me to a couple of amazing tables by fellow Aussie bloggers, that are just too good not to share.
Australian Christmas Table Decorating
We are deep into our second week in England and after our stay at Andover, it was time to explore the Cotswalds. The highly anticipated scenic leg of our journey. Our plan was to make our way from Andover through part of the Cotswalds to our next accommodation Cheltenham.
England Tour – Cheltenham
We spent a leisurely…Continue Reading
Christmas as a builder may be a little different to what you might imagine, though it is certainly similar to other small businesses that cease trading for the Christmas break. In years gone by, we have had years where it was bliss and other years where it has created nothing but stress,…Continue Reading
The Builder’s favourite Christmas job, apart from eating the ham, is to put up the Christmas lights on the house. As this will be our last year at Pen Y Llechwedd, we have decided to put them up early, and enjoyed doing so over the weekend. We only have a small collection, but they are…Continue Reading
We had so much fun in our short time in Andover, it needed to be split into 2 blog posts. You can find the first here, where we share our trips to, Stonehenge, Stourhead and Highclere Castle or Downtown Abbey to most. Our time in Andover followed on from our time in Chelsea where we…Continue Reading
Our final Christmas is fast looming here at Pen Y Llechwedd. Our first Christmas without our daughter and our last here at Pen Y Llechwedd is gearing us up for an emotional one. The first of the Christmas lights went up last weekend, and for the first time every we have the Christmas Tree up…Continue Reading