Courtesy of the talented Crafty Womble, I have won my first piece of blog candy.
It's a lovely accordion mini book which I shall be using to stash all my Christmas secrets. I really want to have a go at making one of these, so it's great to see one close up. However, I don't think I can do nearly such a good job as Crafty Womble; thank you so much - it's a beauty, as is the card that came with it. Pop over to Crafty Womble's blog at the link above for much better pictures and very clear instructions. That picture above was taken at about 2pm, showing that the shortest day can't be far away (if we get much less daylight, I shan't bother opening the curtains at all!).
In matters elven, I have received a delivery of space rations (freeze dried neapolitan ice cream) which will be on its way soon. Such rations are, of course, commonplace for elves as they weigh very little on the sleigh. What the godchildren may make of them is another matter. If they don't like the ice cream, I shall be hoping for the leavings, as freeze-dried ice cream is a very fine thing indeed (and if you ask me, wasted on elves).