18th December: A big day for us as a family in the life of the church! We lit the candles of the Advent wreath and did the associated readings during the morning service, and in the evening it was our big carol service at which The Boy read and I sang in the choir :)
* I think I got a bit carried away with the blurring out of faces, but I wanted to be able to share this photo and some of the people were near enough to the camera to be identifiable - admittedly, perhaps not by the back of their heads, but still, better safe than sorry....!
...is what I speak. It describes what I actually say (nonsense, mostly) and how I say it (ie my accent, which is a mixture of all sorts - a bit of North of England, a bit of Irish, a bit of South West England, a lot of just me!) The word comes from my name, Mel, and the fact that I'm one-quarter Welsh. But there's not actually any Welsh in my accent. Go figure...