rujokinggrandad.co.uk  BLOG 27th December 2017

rujokinggrandad.co.uk  BLOG 27th December 2017

CHRISTMAS, HOW WAS IT FOR YOU?

THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY

So, here it is Merry Christmas, from rujokinggrandad.co.uk and there it’s gone for another year. Blink and you would have missed it. Yet we seem to be all year planning and panic like crazy about it from 1st December or is it 1st September.

But no matter how much planning you put in the celebration still feels like a loose canon a game more lethal than Russian Roulette (with PC are you still allowed to say that?).

Last year was not so good for us with sickness bug and German Measles, but this year all fell into place as planned for once. 23rd a brilliant 5th Birthday Party for granddaughter Freya. 24th a brilliant 5th birthday celebration with and for Granddaughter Freya. A major Christmas Dinner and Christmas Tea celebration with Grandson Rory (5), Granddaughter Freya(5), Grandson Ewan (34 Months) and Grandson George (19 months).

There were lorry loads of amazing presents, a million carrier bags full of laughs and a zillion Santa sacks filled with parcels tied up with fun bearing tickly bows.

Christmas Single No.1 was Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Christmas Album No.1 Eminem – Revival
Driving Home For Christmas – Chris Rea was No.20
Fairytale of New York by The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl was No.7

And top watched TV Christmas Day:

1) The Queen’s Speech – 7.6m (BBC One, ITV and Sky News)


2) Mrs Brown’s Boys – 6.8m (BBC One)
3) Strictly Come Dancing – 6.5m (BBC One)
4) Call The Midwife – 6.3m (BBC One)
5) EastEnders – 6.3m (BBC One)
6) Doctor Who – 5.7m (BBC One)
7) Coronation Street – 4.8m (ITV) (5.1m when ITV+1 included)
8) BBC Teatime News – 4.2m (BBC One)
9) The Highway Rat – 4.0m (BBC One)
10) Cinderella – 3.6m (BBC One)

Over on Channel 4, the most watched programme was The Great British Bake Off Xmas special which got 2.8million viewers (3.1million if Ch4+1 is included), beaten by Call The Midwife which was on in the same slot.

On Christmas Eve,
Michael McIntyre’s Big Christmas Show – 5.7 m (BBC One)
EastEnders – 5.2 m (BBC One)
Mary, Mel and Sue’s Big Christmas Thank you – 3.6 m (BBC One).

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere. – Glenn Turner

HAPPINESS IS…
Happiness is…CHRISTMAS!

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER IT’S A CRACKER JOKE OF THE DAY
What do you get if you cross Santa with a duck? A Christmas Quacker!

LOVE IS…
Love is…what Christmas is all about

TRACK OF THE DAY
All or Nothing by The Small Faces
Highest chart position No.1 15th September 1966