At last .... "Sunny Sussex"....
26th December 2017 (Tuesday) Boxing Day ... so named because it’s the day that postmen etc, got a gift box from the people they served over the year. The
practice is thought to have originated
in Victorian Britain.
|Birthday cake .... it was very tasty,|
We have ‘sunny Sussex’ this morning .... the first since I arrived that is has been thus .... a nice morning for a walk round to Leeann and Martyn’s.
and Michael against ‘JB’ and me. It was hilarious, and in the end Janice and Michael won ... 2 – 1.....though it might have been the other way round.
22.30 Darcie, and her friends, enjoyed her family party, (the main party was a week ago at a ‘Party Venue’); as did the adults, who enjoyed loads of food, various liquid refreshments.... with plenty of people with which to chat. Martyn cooked a huge (19kg) ham, which he bought at Smithfield Market, and it was absolutely delicious..... this naughty boy has had his share of food this Christmas. ‘JB’ and I decided to walk home thee long way round, by way of
Street, for some exercise; and to visit
the kirk. The kirk was open for prayer
and meditation. By the time we left the
kirk John was thinking of joining the clergy;
and there were a few spits and spots of rain blowing through. Holy Cross church is a big and bonnie
church inside... and, like Kinneuchar, is built on the site of an older, pre - Reformation Chapel situated on a pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Lewes and
|.... some of party goers.|
I don’t have a ‘plan’ for tomorrow.... right now we have wind and rain, and the weather will dictate tomorrow’s activities; and the forecast is not promising at all. Sleet and snow showers have been mentioned for Sussex and the Southeast!
We spent this evening playing domino’s, a game I haven’t played for years; Janice
|.... blowing out the candles.|