Sophia Iddon reflects on her favourite Christmas traditions in her home village in the Costwold hills. Whilst acknowledging the fondness of these traditions, she contemplates a Christmas without some of them this year.
Over the course of the week we get to know the pubs of Jericho pretty well- our favourite, The Old Bookbinder, boasts bijou outdoor seating and a fit bartender- and just about everyone gets college engaged. “Better get a move on”, is the resounding sentiment, “or all the good ones will have gone”. I propose to a lovely householder, close friends with my college mum, and we exchange cheap ring substitutes. Ah, domestic bliss.