Posts Tagged ‘new year’

Fireworks Cookies

With Hallowe’en almost behind us it’s time to look forward to the next seasonal Festival which comes on the 5th of November in the shape of Bonfire Night. For those not familiar with it, it’s an annual celebration where the UK commemorates the foiled plot of 1605 to blow up the House of Lords, by […] Read more…

New Year Countdown with Kids

Last year was the first year we let the kids stay up as long as they liked on New Year’s Eve, aka Hogmanay here in Scotland. Mr Fox (who was 3 then) made it to about 9pm, and Oskar (who was 7) fell asleep at 23:45 – though we did then wake him up again […] Read more…

The Morning After

1 January 2014 New Year’s Eve in Germany is marked by everyone going a bit crazy with fireworks. Coming from the UK – where controls are much stricter and people tend to shot the fireworks up in to the sky rather than at each other – it can be a bit of a shock the […] Read more…