Letters from Lapland | Letter from Santa | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Letters from Lapland

Christmas is a magical time of year for everyone, but especially so for children. I can vividly remember the excitement of visiting Santa in his Grotto and then on Christmas Eve looking out of the window trying to catch a glimpse of his sleigh. Childhood and that magical belief in Santa Claus are special and time-limited […]

15 Things I Hate About Christmas | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

15 Things I Hate About Christmas

Christmas – it’s the most wonderful time of the year. As a parent, it’s just magical and I love watching our girls enjoy the season. However, there are some things about the Christmas season that I really do not like.  Call me a Christmas Grinch or scream “bah humbug” if you must. But I reckon […]

Christmas Is Cancelled - The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Christmas Is Cancelled

Christmas is cancelled. This is not a drill or a joke, and certainly not a hoax. The secondary school that two of our children attend has cancelled Christmas. This means that cards, gifts, carols and Christmas activities are banned. The students now have to write to the head of RE before the end of November […]