How To Survive This COVID Christmas

child stood with hand on rainy window with a Santa hat on, How To Survive This COVID ChristmasImage by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay

It’s almost Christmas, which for many is usually such a wonderful time of the year, however, this year may be very different for some. Due to the Coronavirus, many people are unable to see their loved ones this year as there are too many of them, and others are unable to see their elderly or vulnerable relatives for fear of infecting them. This Christmas, for many, may be a time of great sadness, loneliness and loss. Suddenly the traditions you have become used to have been turned upside down. And sadly, one of the worst parts of this is that this year, there is nothing you can do about it. So, what can you do to cope this year? Read more

Christmas gift ideas for Harry Potter fans

Christmas gift ideas for Harry Potter fans

Are there any Harry Potter fans in the house? There certainly are in this one – Hufflepuff here, by the way! I finally turned Jacob over to the dark side last year and he now has a Harry Potter themed bedroom and has had a Harry Potter themed birthday, so I call that a win! Now only the other two members of the family to go… Read more

Three reasons to visit a Christmas market

Christmas market

Can you believe that I’ve never been to a Christmas market? Well not properly, anyway. I’ve walked through one but it was a fleeting visit so I didn’t get a chance to have a good look around. It’s one thing I’d like to tick off my bucket list though, so maybe next year! There are so many to choose from in the UK; Lincoln, York, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester are just a few of the ones I’m aware of.

The ultimate bucket list though would be to take a trip to a European Christmas market. I imagine visiting a UK one would be a great day out, but I think it would feel much more authentic to be in a completely different country where they are more traditional. Jet2 seems like a great place to start for researching and booking a European Christmas market city break. Read more