Christmas – the dream and the truth!

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Photo credit: ARJ Photography, Cheshire

I hope you’re all having a wonderful Christmas holiday. If you’re working today – ack. Well I hope your boss isn’t in and you’ve brought games. Or if you’re just engaged and exploring the world of wedding blogs – welcome. Enjoy! There’s so much wedding inspiration on the interweb: start with my ‘wedding planning or work‘ features – they’ll keep you entertained for hours.

Christmas – the dream

So – Christmas. I’m not actually here; I’m spending Christmas with my family. My parents, my sister and her hubby, my Gareth and his kids, his parents, my aunts and uncles and cousins. I genuinely do love spending time with everyone, chatting and playing games, eating food, going out to places. For me Christmas is all about having a really good holiday and lots of family time. My parents live miles away in the Lake District, my sister’s in Durham – so it’s just wonderful to see everyone. It’s not about Jesus for me – I’m a pagan. I respect anyone with Christian beliefs, but for most of us these days Christmas is a sparkly holiday. Nothing wrong with that!

Christmas – the truth

What I’m probably doing is spending my days with family and my nights working on my websites and on English Wedding! A holiday for me means no day-to-day blog work, but time to play on new projects and write the stuff I love best of all. So after each day spent with everyone, the kids will commandeer the telly, Gareth will get his bass out and play, and I’ll be snuggled up with my cats and my laptop. I don’t think Jesus will mind – I’m having fun!

couple in snow

Photo credit: ARJ Photography

Expect a few quiet days on English Wedding blog now. I’m having a little holiday at home, and quite possibly not even answering emails. 🙂 I’ll be back in January with more real weddings, a big feature on the wedding industry – warts an’ all – and lots of wedding business advice.

Happy holidays everyone!

Claire xxx

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in November 2009 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.



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