On this Holy Night (I’m writing this on Christmas Eve) lights are going on all over Europe as legislators and bureaucrats work their way through the 2000 pages of dense text which represents the hard-fought UK-EU Brexit agreement. Not the best way to spend Christmas, I would have thought.
Certainly this agreement represents a major achievement for these pizza-fuelled negotiators over just 11 months and during this paralysing pandemic. But as ever, in any agreement, detai
This Christmas is going to be outside. So I have bought, sadly from Amazon, our first outdoor projector lights to dazzle the neighbourhood.
We realise that there is no way this year we can meet together as a whole family, all three generations, to celebrate the birth of Jesus. No all-hands-on-deck Christmas dinner, no present-opening ripping-fest and no hastily-posed family photo to show how we have all grown one year older for our Facebook friends.
It’s not just th