Tag Archives: christmas

Advent 25: The Day Itself

Happy Christmas. Here marks the end of my advent adventure/challenge but stick around as something exciting (well, I think it’s exciting) will be happening from tomorrow until New Year’s Eve. Thank you for reading, following along and chipping in over … Continue reading

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Weekly blog club: Something for Santa

This is what we left out for Santa on Christmas Eve at my parents house. Milk (for Santa) with a jam tart. Bowl of water & a carrot for Comet the reindeer. It’s really lovely to be discharging my Uncley … Continue reading

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Advent 22: Christmas in Lightmoor

My love for Christmas is well documented (ignore the things that my workmates may tell you). It’s important for communities to mark seasonal moments together. In Lightmoor one of these important seasonal celebratory moments happened recently. It was the second … Continue reading

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Advent 15: Christmas Food

One of my favourite things about Christmas are the various special foods that get brought out just for Christmas that you tend not to eat through the year. I also enjoy pretty much knowing what I’m going to eat well … Continue reading

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Advent 13: That Was The Worst Christmas…

That was the worst Christmas I: I returned home for Christmas on Christmas Eve. Christmas with my family runs along traditional timings that we’ve developed. There’s a wonderful familiarity knowing that Christmas Eve I can expect a roasted joint of … Continue reading

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Advent 11: Something Christmassy

Here’s a few links to Christmassy songs I enjoy. Crash Test Dummies – The first Noel. Pet Shop Boys – My Girl (Madness Cover) They released it on a Christmas album so it absolutely counts as Christmas music. I only … Continue reading

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Advent 08: ABC Things- Thing Three

(I know what I said yesterday about not wanting to discuss what goes on in the privacy of one’s own home but… let’s pretend I didn’t say that) Imagine you can hear the Sex and The City theme music playing. … Continue reading

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Ironbridge Christmas Lights Partnership 2013

As part of my role on the Gorge Parish Council I’m closely involved with the organisation of the Christmas Lights Switch on in Ironbridge.

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Christmas in August.

I’m very excited about one of my favourite Rhubarb Radio shows, the big paws, planning to celebrate Christmas in August. I’m not a huge fan of Christmas at Christmas (but my ipod seems to think I need to hear these … Continue reading

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