When you think you are sorted, you have done the shopping, worked out the menus, invited the people... the unexpected sometimes happens!
Just my luck to be struck down with a disc prolapse in my spine (it's agony I tell you!) and be looking forward to a Christmas of entertaining and of course cooking....
(And why do conditions like Lumbago and Sciatica sound vaguely reminiscent of things we consumed in the school canteen? ... this is not a comedy ailment!)
Shall we cancel, my husband asks anxiously....
Keep reading to find out how I manage to produce festive meals for friends and family with minimal effort.
Any tips anyone...?