This Side of the Pond
Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman
December 26, 2019
As has become my tradition, I took a few moments this week to look around at all the good things happening this season. Whether it made me laugh or smile, I’d like to share a few of them with you.
You have to hand it to Mariah Carey, that’s a woman with a dream she’s not willing to let go of. I think my grandmother would have referred to her as “like a dog with a bone”.
A quarter century after we all started singing “All I Want For Christmas” as part of our communal festive repertoire, she decided she wanted it to reach the top spot in the charts. Apparently it didn’t at the...