All very gentle and peaceful, but if you're like me, when the sun goes down, and the wind begins to howl as we are promised it will any day now, you will want to curl up with something creepy, ghostly...maybe penned by M.R. James or Edgar Allan Poe.
So, the logs are crackling, the flames and shooting red, range and yellow flames up the chimney. Your favourite cat stretches out her paws and emits a contented rumbling purr. The candles flicker and...what's that moving in the shadows? Maybe it's your imagination. Nothing to be afraid of.
Or is it?
Here's a couple of deliciously scary ghost stories for Christmas:
Have a very Happy and Peaceful Christmas, and thank you for all your support during 2014