Monday 10 December 2018
Sometimes Scary Pockets cover songs I know well and, as with this example, they sometimes pick ones that pretty much passed me by: In this case, I’d heard the song before but I couldn’t have begun humming it. As with … Continue reading
Friday 7 December 2018
A bit late this year but we’ve got our decorations up today. Almost feels like Christmas!
Friday 12 January 2018
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Are you still using your Christmas pressies? Some research suggests that only 1% remain in use six months after sale. I wonder if that is overblown – a high proportion of the gifts I get and give are things like … Continue reading
Friday 5 January 2018
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Twelfth Night – today – means it has been time for cards and other Christmas decorations to come down. A lot of the card fronts will get used for gift labels and most of the rest will be recycled but, … Continue reading
Monday 25 December 2017
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Merry Christmas. Here is my card design for this year, which I’ve called Road to Jerusalem. Jerusalem, not Bethlehem? It isn’t really so far away and it is where the Christmas story is leading to. Two of the gospel writers … Continue reading
Sunday 24 December 2017
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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (assuming the Milky Way has displaced itself by a suitably cosmic sounding distance) I took some photos of one of our long-standing Christmas ornaments: a ‘UFO’ sprouting a crest of … Continue reading
Saturday 23 December 2017
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That’s my Christmas menu – or, more accurately, venison stew (enjoyed tonight), guinea fowl tomorrow and some Gloucester Old Spot pork for Christmas day. Leftovers expected for Boxing Day.