Tag Archives: Christmas

When Lewis Rose To The Christmas Challenge


“Now Lewis” said Santa as they walked to the sleigh “Are you certain your planning is ready today?” Good question indeed for with gifts far and wide One tiny mistake and there’s nowhere to hide. But Lewis insisted, as they … Continue reading

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Ashbourne in December


The dark nights, the faint smell of wood smoke, Christmas decorations and celebrations: Ashbourne is a great place to be during the Festive Season. The month starts with the town already decked in its spangly Christmas clothes. With the big … Continue reading

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10 things I like about Ashbourne: #9 Hallowe’en, Bonfire Night and Christmas


Many places are great in the summer but it all fizzles out when the nights turn dark and the cold weather kicks in. Ashbourne is a cracking Autumn and Winter location with cosy pubs and lovely winter countryside.┬áChristmas is a … Continue reading

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An Ashbourne Christmas poem


As Santa approached to collect his sleigh He looked down on Ashbourne ahead of his day At Shentons they’d serviced the tinselly sled He’d rejected some camels for reindeer instead.

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