Wednesday, 16 December 2009

snow in england!

i don't know what you're thoughts on snow are but i love it! that's probably because we never have enough in England to get annoyed with it and wish it away. and when we do have snow, it's a fantastic excuse not to work!

well it did snow here today for about 5 minutes, which was awesome. it was actually pretty magical, because I was listening to Cliff Richard singing Let It Snow on my Christmas tunes... more of that in a minute...and I looked up from my computer and it was snowing!

there's no way it'll settle today, as the ground is too wet, but there's snow expected in the south of the uk tomorrow!

mum was talking the other day about how much she'd like to go on a sledding holiday, where she can just sled for a couple of hours a day on real proper thick snow, and then have to drink at least 10 hot chocolates in a day also, of course! i thought new england or somewhere like that would be perfect?

anyway, here are my current favorite christmas tunes to cheer you up on a cold wintry night (unless you live in the southern hemisphere, where then I'd hope these tunes will cool you down):
  • maybe this christmas - the o.c. mix 3
  • orchard house - little women album
  • have yourself a merry little christmas - judy garland
  • sleigh ride - ella fitzgerald
  • it's beginning to look a lot like christmas - dean martin
  • soul cake - sting
  • i believe in father christmas - greg lake
  • mistletoe and wine - cliff richard
  • auld land syne - mairi campbell & dave francis
  • merry christmas mr lawrence - ryuichi sakamoto
  • rockin around the christmas tree - brenda lee
  • walking in the air - peter auty

these christmas tunes are especially good served with hot healthy mince pies snuggled up by the fire chatting with your favorite people.