Category Archives: Christmas

Ani’s Advent Invitation: Fiyero and Idina write to Santa…with help from Trent P. McDonald

As if the birds in the garden aren’t enough to cope with, I have to have one on my tree too! Right at the top…which means reaching it could get me into lots of trouble… The thing sits there every … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Maggie’s letter to Santa (with a little help from pensitivity101)

I had a lovely note from Maggie. “I’m with you all the way, Ani,” she wrote. “Being dressed up is more for Two Legs, so here’s my letter to Santa to help you out.” Maggie has not been very well … Continue reading

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Ani’s Christmas Alphabet

Reblogged from Ani’s Advent 2016 C is for the cheese she’s stashing in the fridge tonight H is for the ham that’s going to make my breakfast right R is for the raisins that I cannot have at all I … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Dot (and Darlene Foster) with a letter to Santa

I had a letter from a fellow sufferer. That phrase, “You never know what my mom will make me wear…” It made me cringe… The antlers were bad enough…. and she didn’t keep them on me for any longer than … Continue reading

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The post of Christmas past… Ani in Trouble…

Reblogged from Ani’s Advent -Christmas 2016 Dear Santa, here we go again, It seems like I’m in trouble. I ate the fish food in the tub And burst my Christmas bubble. * She says you’ll probably still come, That one … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent invitation – Mary Smith tells of Christmas in Karachi…

Well, she’s already had half her Christmas, ’cause the ball guy was here. And that’s all very well, but there was no turkey! Plenty of cheese and stuff…even a sausage or two…but not a whiff of turkey. And what I … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent archives – A Visit

Reblogged from Ani’s Advent last year… Dear Santa… ‘Twas a fortnight till Christmas And all through the flat Not a creature was stirring She’s glad about that… She’d had quite enough Throwing balls for the day And had told me … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Dante writes to Santa…with Adele Marie Park

I had a letter from my mate, Dante, who looks after Adele Marie Park.Now, Dante is a really handsome dog… and bigger than me, by the looks of things. He also has a very big heart. And that is probably … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: ‘Twas the night before Christmas with Millie and K.L. Caley

Well, it is all hotting up around here! Not the weather, mind you. She’s still shivering. You’d think she’d let her coat grow instead of taking to razor thing to half of it, but I’d best not mention that. All … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Christmas Trees with Marian Beaman

She’s slacking. She hasn’t got the Christmas Tree out this year. Okay, I can accept that digging through the snow to the shed might not have been on her menu…but she hasn’t even started on the festive stuff yet! If … Continue reading

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