Plans to tell you all about Christmas through the medium of photos and words.
But I have been stopped in my tracks by this rather marvellous bug.
I feel I am now back on track. My system has been cleared out (both literally and figuratively) and I am feeling a little more myself.
Which is good, because folks, The Countdown is officially O.V.E.R.
That's right. My friends are on their way over from America to this fair Isle. And I will be seeing them very soon for the first time in over a year and a half.
It's all very exciting.
There's a chance they'll be a little delayed thanks to the numpty who decided to try and blow himself up on a plane over Christmas (does anyone else not watch the news over Christmas? It's bad I know but I must confess I hardly ever do, so was a little shocked when I finally got around to watching it yesterday). But even the delays can't dampen my spirits.
So I am off. We go to London early tomorrow morning and won't be returning until January 1st which means that I have to take this opportunity now to wish you