I heard the Bells on Christmas Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I heard the bells on Christmas dayTheir old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeatOf peace on earth, good will to men. I thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all ChristendomHad rolled along th'unbroken songOf peace on earth, good… Continue reading *154* poetry Monday
... one of my favourite Christmas Carols... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6d03oolCr4 Four more sleeps...
Last night I went to the cinema... to watch the perfect Christmas movie... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9CEIcmWmtA ... so it goes without saying that today's song must be.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8gmARGvPlI ...ah... the tinsel... the shoulder pads... the permed hair... the cheesy snowball fight... the giant sweaters.... They just don't make them like that anymore! It was 1984 folks,... 35… Continue reading *149* music Friday
"Oops she did again..." Last night I had a gorgeous night in the company of lovely women making Christmas Wreaths. Yeah I know... you just can't have too many, I don't care what you say. There green branches everywhere... First we had a lesson, which made me realise that the old 'glue gun manoeuvre' is… Continue reading – 2018/201 – wreath making, again
They did it their magnificent way... https://youtu.be/RpmnMd8CUNw My tree is arriving today. Can't wait. I might be the only one here... I live with a bunch of Scrooges, didn't you know?
It's fair to say I love a door wreath. Christmas is a special time of the year for doors too, not just people and I try making one every year, it's rare that I see one I really love, a few years ago I bought a giant live/gree one from Daylesford which was just divine...… Continue reading – 2018/196 – Christmas wreath