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Ideas for things to do at Christmas ...

Discussion in 'Personal' started by silkywave, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. silkywave

    silkywave Lead commenter

    My family are miles away and I would like to do something different. I'm not averse to celebrating It but not bothered if I don't. I know it's too early to mention the "c" word but I may need to book up.
  2. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    What would you like to do?
  3. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    myself ,and i say it every year< would like to be in a log cabin,roaring fire, snow and plenty of food in .the reality is I am in the house and watching tv with wife......for the first time in a how many years we are actually alone on Christmas ay.........bu**er if id known i would have gone away for Christmas and taken Mrs Oldy with me.( well i cant get wanton young woman no one loves yeah when your 64 :(
  4. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    Surely you could still go away. And what is this fib about being 64, olds?
  5. silkywave

    silkywave Lead commenter

    Oy, you are supposed to be helping me not giving Olds sympathy! Just go away Olds . Go for it . Can't guarantee the snow but log cabins are available.
  6. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I'm not giving him sympathy.
  7. silkywave

    silkywave Lead commenter

    Haha ! I like walking, shopping, the sea, travelling, ummmmm?
  8. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Travel. Someplace Christmas isn't such a biggie. Or just stay home and get sozzled.

    It's only a day.
    midnight_angel and kibosh like this.
  9. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    Or something completely different. Volunteer at a homeless charity or other charitable organisation and then go for an indulgent break.
  10. ScotSEN

    ScotSEN Senior commenter

    Spending the day with my grandson who won't be aware of the significance as he'll be barely 3 months old. It will also be the first time ever(I'm 56) that I won't have spent it all with my mum. She's got dementia and like my grandson won't be aware of the significance. I guess we will go and visit her for a while though. Son-in-law is a whizz in the kitchen so at least I'll have lots of help! As we get stuck into the sherry, fizz, and port!
  11. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Not cheaply, anyway.
  12. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    I will be plagued.
  13. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Convert to paganism and celebrate the midwinter solstice three days earlier?
    ScotSEN likes this.
  14. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Hide under a rock?
  15. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    The Roman thought the winter solstice was December 25th... odd coincidence.
  16. scienceteachasghost

    scienceteachasghost Lead commenter

    Lots of food.

    Plenty of alcohol.

    Long winter walk.

    Boxsets on Netflix

    Build snowmen (although it'll probably exceed 20.C somewhere in the UK on Christmas Day the way the weather is going at present!)
  17. silkywave

    silkywave Lead commenter

    So be a pagan for the day. A visit to Glastonbury ? The traffic around Stonehenge is busy every day of the year !
    What do pagans eat ? And what should I wear ?
  18. rachelpaula008

    rachelpaula008 Star commenter

  19. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    My answer to everything at the moment.
  20. rachelpaula008

    rachelpaula008 Star commenter

    I don't know why my post has been inserted into scienceteachas.

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