Merry Christmas, Everyone

We hope that wherever you are, whatever you are doing, you are healthy and happy.

We are also thinking of those who have neither. This time of year without someone you love is pretty grim, especially if it is the first time you’ve been on that particular emotional rollercoaster.

We’ll be taking a couple of days off to get some well-earned rest. See you later in the week.

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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8 Comments

  • Christmas is, traditionally, a time of hope; that is my wish for the coming year.

    Merry Christmas to all on LDV.

  • Sue Sutherland 25th Dec '18 - 12:03pm

    Merry Christmas LDV team. Thank you for everything you do.

  • Merry Christmas to the LDV team, the article writers and all the readers and posters of LDV.

  • Catherine Jane Crosland 25th Dec '18 - 6:19pm

    Happy Christmas to Caron and all the Lib Dem Voice team πŸ™‚ Thank you for all your hard work all through the year to make Lib Dem Voice such a brilliant site πŸ™‚

  • Eddie Sammon 25th Dec '18 - 7:48pm

    Merry Christmas! I’m optimistic about the Lib Dems’ prospects for 2019! I also want to pay my respects to Paddy Ashdown. I tried to write something the other day but I struggled to find the right words. He was a great liberal and had many great careers. I might buy his book the Cruel Victory. A soldier, diplomat, politician, author, amateur historian, language learner and family man. What a guy.

  • Though appreciating your sentiments, Caron some people like to be alone. We used to escape to the Lake District and enjoyed some wonderful Christmas Day picnics by my favourite lake, Wast Water.

  • Caron Lindsay Caron Lindsay 29th Dec '18 - 11:53am

    @Peter, it’s not about being alone by choice. It’s about being bereaved and spending the first Christmas without the person you have lost. That is grim.

  • Peter Hirst 29th Dec '18 - 2:05pm

    Yes it is, Caron. Realising that being on your own is not the end of the world can help to lessen the blow. Seeing something positive in a grim situation might help to make it less grim.

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