christmas traditions

Panto at The Grand Opera House, Belfast – Jack and the Beanstalk…. a review

Recently I was invited along by the Grand Opera House in Belfast to this year’s pantomime ….. Jack and the Beanstalk It has been a few years since I have attended the panto, so my daughter and I were looking forward to the opportunity to experience a traditional pantomime and in such a stunning and…

A Cracker Christmas

Crackers are an inevitable traditional part of Christmas Dinners here. It was only since joining “blog land” that I realised that crackers are not known much beyond the UK, Ireland and Commonwealth countries! For those who aren’t familiar with them – a cracker is usually at your place setting at the Christmas Dinner table, and…