Thursday, December 8, 2011

It's beginning to look alot like Christmas!

The holiday season has officially kicked off and London is arguably one of the best places to be during this time of year. 

James and I eased ourselved into the holidays a few week-ends ago by visiting both of the capital's major Christmas markets.  We started with a visit to the Hyde Park Christmas Wonderland.  Christmas has literally vomitted tinsel and twinkly lights all over the park and it is AMAZING!

We stuffed ourselves full of burgers, mulled wine and lots of sugar while checking out the market stalls.  We followed this up to a visit to the Southbank Christmas Market on Sunday with some friends where we continued to stuff ourselves with mulled wine and amazing food.

First mulled wine of the season, happy Christmas!
Cheese stuffed sausages are DELICIOUS things!

Chimney Cakes = a perfectly reasonable choice for breakfast

Last week we really kicked into high gear with a very festive Saturday which involved picking out a very small but very expensive christmas tree, making a batch of mulled wine and baking up, christmas cookies and shortbread to bring to the first christmas party of the season.  As I write this Wembley just took a topple from the top of the tree...silly muppet!

We're really looking forward to coming home in a few weeks to see everyone and celebrate Christmas at home!