Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Diana Dors Christmas
Christmas wishes from Diana Dors from the Life magazine archive

Merry Christmas!

Some of you may already have been out for a run. Perhaps you took yourself to a Christmas Day parkrun or just had a pre-pressie sprint.

Me? I’m afraid Christmas is always a lazy one for me. No running and not even leaving the house apart from walking the pup.

Instead, I shall be having a leisurely brunch, followed by opening presents and a lovely traditional (vegan) Christmas dinner. No turkeys harmed in this house!

Whatever you do I hope you have a relaxing and happy day.

And just because itĀ isn’t Christmas without a little bit of Phil Spector, here’s Darlene Love.

 

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