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Christmas decorating


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You will just have to indulge me here, because I have actually decorated a “real” Christmas tree this year, so I thought I’d show you. It’s fun. I didn’t really want to buy a plastic tree that had to be stored in a big box somewhere till next year, and had in mind a little

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Bon voyage!


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I am getting on a plane this afternoon for Brisbane. Another year has passed, and once again I go to the airport by myself to go “home” for Christmas. Something about being at airports alone around Christmas time always feels a little sad to me. But, in his short message at Carols Under the Bridge

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A Christmas poem – by Mrs GK Chesterton


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How about a Christmas poem today, from Frances Chesterton, the wife of GK Chesterton. You can actually buy a book of poems and plays by Frances Chesterton called How Far Is It To Bethlehem?. (Via GK Chesterton) Picture from here. The Shepherds Found Thee By Night THE shepherds found Thee by night, by night Seeing

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A Christmassy week


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Never was I so glad to make it to a weekend as this past week, being so tired it was enough just being alive, but now I have had sleep-ins and can wake up this poor blog. That turkey was “superb”, to borrow a word from one of those who consumed it, even if I

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