All the presents were bought and wrapped long before the end of November. Though we send few cards now, they are written, ready for posting.
The restaurant is booked for the 25th, and the relaxation of the restrictions means we will actually be able to go.
Ollie’s gifts are also bought and wrapped. Three new soft toys.
Because the 25th is a Friday this year, the following Monday will be a holiday. That extends the ‘celebrations’ by an extra day.
Next Wednesday, I have to get the tree and decorations down from the loft. So by the 12th, it will be sitting decorated in its usual place at the back corner of the living room.
Despite obvious differences because of the Coronavirus, that sense of seasonal deja-vu is well and truly consuming me.
The rollercoaster has started, and I am already on board. So far, it has only started its climb to the first big drop.
Roll on the 27th!