A Sumptuous Meal of Minced Pies? I Congratulate You on Your Cook!

Seven years have elapsed since I saw a minced pie - and time and distance had not diminished my regret for those absent friends to "a merry Christmas and a happy new year" - both of which I augur for you and your family, although the congratulation of the former is somewhat of the latest.. [...]


‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and Something WAS Stirring in Lord Byron’s Abode!

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… Clement Clarke Moore Yes, Ladies and Gentlemen, Christmas Eve has finally arrived at 13 Piccadilly Terrace in the year 1815! Although Lord Byron remains a most-beloved ‘Man of Letters’; it is unfortunate that references to this festive time of [...]