Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas with the small dog…

Santa came! With loads of chickeny treats and balls… and a big, long furry snake that squeaks everywhere! I learned what it was called in three goes too! Then we had a walk in the dark, and that’s always fun … Continue reading

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Stars and fairy lights…

Walking home in the dark last night, my village was aglow with fairy lights…thousands of tiny, shining stars, blue, white and all the colours of the rainbow, twinkling in the darkness and lighting the way. The everyday ordinariness of living … Continue reading

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Whatever path you follow…

Reblogged from The Silent Eye

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Ani’s Advent – Joyful and triumphant!

Dear Santa, it is Christmas Eve And I have kept my vow, For four-and twenty Advent posts Have all been published now! I have to thank my friends for this ‘Cause they came to my side, To save me from … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – The coconut confession…

Dear Santa, as you’re coming soon I have a small confession, I ask for that forgiveness You can grant at your discretion. I have this little problem, I did not do as I ought, And now I am in trouble, … Continue reading

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The Advent Calendar – a short story from Geoff Le Pard

Reblogged from Tangental: ‘What is it, Mum?’ Emily Smith, 14 looked up from her book. Gilly, her mother, said, ‘A parcel from Uncle Augustus.’ ‘Who is Uncle Augustus?’ ‘I don’t really know. Someone on your father’s side. Do you remember … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: The Wrong Christmas…

Sometimes I am just  torn between knowing what I ought to do… and being tempted. Like the time she left the fridge door open irresistably wide… or the night when she left the chocolates wrapped under the tree, before I … Continue reading

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