Thursday, December 17, 2009

winding down to Christmas

Well the weather outside is delightful, we have settled into a pattern of cool strong sea breezes and a bit of overcast, the odd short sharp shower. Yes the cycling kit still splats when it hits the floor, but it is summer after all. The air con has been off all week though, and I am relieved.

It is a bit hard to wrap your brain around Christmas when it is summer. Yes there are lots of boozy parties, strange seasonal finger foods like cheerios
Which are like small red hot dogs, but not as nice. This is the one time of the year when you see them served in preference to snags (BBQ sausages). Tomorrow we will do the boozy lunch thing at work, and next week you should be able to fire a cannon at the Uni and not hit anybody, even I am staying home, I think this is the first time I haven't worked til Christmas eve but meh....

So I'll have time for some cycling! I intend to cycle, bake, nap, cuddle my dog on what is probably his last Christmas, and generally chill out. Bliss. Life is good.

2 comments:

Groover said...

Sounds very similar to our Christmas, just the dog is a cat (he's been doing a little better the past two weeks though so fingers crossed there are 12 more months of life in him) and the snags and cheerios are prawns and baked goods (since we don't eat meat). :-) Enjoy your festive season and have a very Happy 2010, Dee!

Dee said...

Happy 2010 to you too!

Old pets are such a special kind of heart break, but they teach us a lot about loyalty and love. What Rusty wants this Christmas, Rusty gets!