|Programme from yesterday's show|
We've taken down the Christmas tree today and it feels as though the house has heaved a sigh of relief that everything is back in the right place. We're still on holiday, though, for another couple of days and there's Baileys and shortbread that need our attention.
I have mentioned before that I don't do New Year resolutions, but I do like to pick a word to bear in mind - a sankalpa, or intention, as we call it in yoga. This year I'm going with kindness, following on from the advent calendar I had on this theme. I think it did me good and I'm planning to keep it up, if I can. You can join in here.
In other news, there was excitement at the Royal Theatre in Northampton yesterday when in true 42 Street style one of the lead actors had been taken ill in the morning and a local actor (Jamal something, I think) was roped in at the 11th hour to take his place. He did the show script in hand, but made an excellent job and I think the book was more of a security blanket than a necessity. He got a huge round of applause at the end.
Finally, I wonder if Prince Charles is polishing his orb and sceptre. Get well soon, ma'am.
That Bailey's and shortbread sound lovely! Good luck with the kindness sankalpa. Happy New Year to you and all your family! May your new year be filled with joy, peace, and prosperity!ReplyDelete
What a lovely idea to have a special word for the year and kindness is very worthy. I usually keep the tree up until twelfth night - sheer superstition I suppose!ReplyDelete
The NYD take-down is something my husband brought with him.Delete
Good luck with that "kindness" thing !ReplyDelete
Thanks, Tim. Join me!Delete
Kindness is such a good old fashioned value and I like to try and incorporate it into every day if I can. Whenever someone shows me some kindness, it warms the cockles. Happy New Year:))ReplyDelete
I see that the suggestion for tomorrow is to give some unwanted books to charity. I'm not sure I can do that!Delete
We have a tendency to fall in love with our Christmas tree and keep it until February even though it's ridiculously large.ReplyDelete
No - that's way too long!Delete