Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Advent Calendar 2014: Day Eighteen

Secret santa present

The Secret Santa process is a funny old one. I do like it as it involves buying one present rather than many, although in the office environment I don’t generally plan on buying presents for everyone I work with anyway. I’ll happily bring in some doughnuts and a round of drinks at the pub, but I don’t think I’d normally go much further than that. That would just be odd. Read the rest of this entry »

Christmas Jukebox: Maybe This Christmas

For those of you already feeling a little frazzled by the festive period, I think this song might help a little. I think it is lovely. A nice simple video for it too.

Advent Calendar 2014: Day Seventeen

Christmas quiz form

Today I brave the work Christmas meal and party. I have a festive sweater on and everything. For those interested, I shall be eating turkey and Christmas pudding rather than any of the other more esoteric menu offerings, as I believe you should always eat turkey and Christmas pudding at a Christmas meal, no matter how many Christmas meals you have each December. Read the rest of this entry »

Christmas Jukebox: Last Christmas

This week I’ve been listening to probably the least festive album ever, Manic Street Preachers’ The Holy Bible. The new remaster is excellent, for what it is worth. Anyway, that led me to think about this cover version of a song that is perhaps one of the sadder Christmas songs. Read the rest of this entry »

Advent Calendar 2014: Day Sixteen

Lights and decorations on Christmas tree

Well, at the weekend we finally got the Christmas tree up and decorated. So it is beginning to look a lot more like Christmas in my household. Read the rest of this entry »

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