Saturday, December 12, 2020

List-Ticking

My Christmas list is slowly getting finished.
A few more gifts to seek out and wrap, and finishing up the candy treats .
Our Christmases are not nearly as busy as they once were when the grandchildren were small and the toys were endless, that's OK too, less is more.
I hope everyone is plodding along nicely.


 


 



Today, I'm taking a little time to relax.
With the winter moon high in the sky, and  the landscape covered in a rain-filled mist, I'm treating myself to an evening hearthside tonight.
Twinkling trees, candles glowing, a pot of tea and Christmas shortbread,  I'm settling in for a date with Dylan Thomas, the popular and much-loved Welsh poet.
A Child's Christmas in Wales film, a timeless tale, delivers with gentleness a glimpse of a child's Welsh Christmas and takes you on a journey back to the magic and marvel of boyhood " where no two moments were ever alike, and life was embraced with belief instead of doubt ."

Purely magical !
 

 

 


15 comments:

Edna B said...

Your dinnerware is just gorgeous! I love that centerpiece with the balls. Your home is beautiful. As for believing, I still do believe. Aren't we all still just children in our heart? You have an awesome evening my friend, hugs, Edna B.

Susie said...

It is so beautiful seeing around your home. Love the dishes. Blessings, stay safe, xoxo, Susie

Rian said...

Jo, your pictures are beautiful. I am also sitting by the fireside today listening to Pentatonix singing, "Mary, did you know?" - my all time favorite Christmas song. So glad you mentioned "A Child's Christmas in Wales"... have seen this advertised and will check it out tonight. Thanks.

Sandi said...

Lovely photos! Your dishes are gorgeous. What is that pattern called?

rusty duck said...

Take care of yourselves Jo in these difficult times. Staying at home relaxing sounds the perfect thing to do!

happyone said...

Your table is beautiful - very elegant and festive.

A Brit in Tennessee said...

Sandi: The dishes are Johnson Brothers, "Friendly Village". thank you for your interest.
Jo

DJan said...

Such a beautiful array of lovely Christmas festivities. It gives me such joy just to look at them. Have a wonderful weekend, dear Jo. ":-)

Doc said...

As many times we have said we would never do it, we are doing Christmas with gift cards for everyone. So sad but necessary.

Rajani Rehana said...

Fabulous blog

local alien said...

Your Christmas setting is magical. I shall seek out Dylan Thomas

donna baker said...

It is so beautiful, Jo. I can almost guess all the things you've ordered for Christmas. Hope this one is wonderful. It is snowing heavily here today and though I am not decorating this year, I love seeing Christmas through your eyes.

Winifred said...

Beautiful photos Jo. x

Henny Penny said...

How do you keep everything in your home so sparkling and beautiful, and yet is looks so warm and cozy. I just love it!

L. D. said...

Your Christmas dishes are beautiful. I love all the red and green ornaments.