Christmas Limbo

Happy New Years Eve Eve Eve!
It’s Christmas Limbo week and I’m sure there are loads of fun stuff to be doing but we are still in recovery mode. Tonight we were supposed to be going to a party but silly me has been really ill for the past few days so it’s a no show from us.
Wednesday I literally did not move all day! I was so poorly. I did manage to watch a couple of movies, Big Hero 6, which is one of my favourite animation movies and IRobot, which is based on one of the very first Sci-fi books I read at the age of twelve (a long time ago.) Both films give you lots to think about and in ways both are similar in their approach to human nature. 
Yesterday I was feeling a little better and you’ll be pleased to know I managed my first shower since Christmas Eve…yes, I was beginning to stink! 
Christmas has been a bit of a blur, with illness and other stuff going on. It certainly didn’t feel like Christmas this year. The kids, however, have had a ball. Just look at their faces on Christmas Morning!
wouldn’t you be smiling with a pile of presents like that before you?
They loved all their gifts and had everything they wanted and more. Christmas dinner went well but we forgot the pigs in blankets! We also didn’t bother with pudding, things were started to go pear shaped by late afternoon. The kids went to bed and Christmas day was well and truly over. We didn’t even have an alcoholic drink. 
Next up is New Years Eve. We don’t really party but we do have a tradition of watching a movie while snacking on party food and finishing the evening with cheese and crackers and a few bevvies. 
We’ve not decided on our movie yet but previous years offerings have been Sean of the Dead and End of the World. I quite fancy Hitch hikers Guide to the Galaxy! 

So my word of the week this week has to be limbo. Are you in the Christmas limbo or are you still partying your way to the New Year? 

The Reading Residence


  1. December 29, 2017 / 1:24 pm

    I am glad you are starting to feel better and the kids had a good Christmas.
    The other stuff going on with you is not what you needed at all! Grr!
    I am really struggling to keep track of the days….
    Happy new year and wishing you all the best for 2018 x

  2. December 29, 2017 / 2:23 pm

    Sorry to hear you've been poorly, glad you're on the up now. The kids do look so happy, I love Christmas morning shots, always so full of fun. I like Christmas limbo, I'm happy here! Thanks for sharing with #WotW x

  3. angiemwebster77
    December 29, 2017 / 5:20 pm

    Sorry to hear you have been poorly Anne, hope you have managed to get plenty of rest. I love that photo of the kids, they all look delighted. Wishing you a happy new year xx

  4. mummyhereandthere
    December 29, 2017 / 8:42 pm

    I am so pleased you are making progress and making little steps. I know what you mean about being in limbo. J have to keep checking what day it us. It feels so empty right now X #wotw

  5. December 29, 2017 / 11:25 pm

    I forgot the pigs in blankets too. I don't think anyone noticed. I think we probably share the same taste in sci-fi films and books, although I'm yet to see Big Hero 6. I'm hoping someone recorded it for me. My goodness. The smiles on their faces. Perfect. I hope that is the memory you keep from this year. Hope you are feeling better too. #wotw

  6. January 4, 2018 / 7:35 am

    Sorry to hear that you have been unwell and hope that you are feeling better now. Love those happy faces on Christmas morning and watching a movie while snacking on party food and cheese and crackers sounds like the perfect way to spend New Year’s Eve to me. Wishing you and your family a happy new year x #WotW

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