Hippie Liquorice Tea

Have you tried it? When you feel like a cosy hot drink, but you don’t want regular tea or coffee or any of the usual herbal varieties, this can hit the spot. I introduced it to my parents and now they’re addicted, and they don’t usually like hippie stuff! Don’t worry, I bought them rehab classes for Christmas.

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Snapshot – Globe

I have to make this quick – I’m due in Manila in the morning. Not really, but wouldn’t it be great to say that? Don’t tell anyone I told you I’m an international spy. This picture was taken in a top secret location.

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Books Enjoyed

I didn’t read enough books this year, and I want to change that next year (I am putting book-reading as the second item on my schedule every day) – but! however! – out of the books I did read, there were some real doozies. And the awards go to…

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Little Cousin

We’re having Christmas lunch and the little cousin is talking about teachers at his school, and how some of them are awful, and some of them are nice. He shares a story about his Religious Education teacher, who told his class that Santa, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy aren’t real.

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