Christmas Club Part 1

Thanks go to Sian for organising this little club as a bit of fun in the run up to the Big Day.  Start with

At Christmas we...............

and write about it, scrap it, make a list, blog it.... It's up to you.

At Christmas we always went around to Nana’s on Christmas Eve.  If I remember correctly we either opened our presents then or got them and took them home, either way presents were involved.  We all sat around and chatted and the adults had a drink (or possibly two).  

Nana always made the same toast.  “Here’s to temperance” to which the reply was always “Perish the thought”.  I didn’t know what it meant at the time but the grown-ups always laughed!! 


Comments

  1. Ha! I've never heard that toast before, but I love it and can feel the need to borrow it for this year. Thank you!

    I've added a linky now, so I'll add you in, with grateful thanks for a story to make us smile

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  2. That's funny! Thanks for the chuckle this morning.

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  3. think I might be using that quote this year too!

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  4. Nana always bought (and drank!) Templar sherry and part of me thinks she chose that particular brand because she felt it had a "good Catholic" feel to it ... here's to temperance!

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  5. What a fun and lovely Christmas memory x

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  6. What a great toast. Funny how things that went over our heads as children, have new meaning looking back.

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  7. What a lovely memory and Ruth's addition to it wonderful. My post involves a drink! Cheers.

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  8. Love your memories! The toast is great. [A fellow Christmas Club-er]

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