Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas. With bells on.

Advent Mouse, pictured here making the crucial addition of moggy-maddening bells to the tree’s complement of decorations. These will, of course, be savagely ripped off in a few days’ time when they have driven everyone to distraction with their seemingly … Continue reading

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Bauble envy…

…it’s a terrible thing.

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Customized decorations

It’s not, I appreciate, immediately obvious where the story in this illustration lies – and it may, perhaps, be something peculiar to my own (recently ‘adopted’) family – so allow me to explain: Having been elected, along with my (then) … Continue reading

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Vigilance at all times

While happily engaged on Christmassy diversions, a mouse must still keep his/her beady little eyes very much on the proverbial ball – or sprout (the incidence of Brussels sprouts curiously falling from the dining table upon unsuspecting – and diminutive … Continue reading

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A brief, light-entertainment-inspired interlude. With reindeer.

On account of entertaining my mother for the weekend (and not having prepared sufficiently thoroughly in advance for the resultant time-leaching this precipitated…), I give you a┬áDancing Reindeer – with baubles and a showbiz cane – by way of comedic … Continue reading

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“Camp? Moi?”

(V. slightly ahead of time, on account of my having to leave my bed at stupid o’clock tomorrow morning to enjoy the privilege of a long, cold running race near Guildford – apologies.) Flouncing around with some tinsel as preface … Continue reading

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Tedious fairy lights-attaching stage.

Advent Mouse grapples – rather admirably, I’d say – with the needly issue of festooning the tree with now fully-restored fairy lights (unlike most households, Advent Mouse’s House actually contained a spare, functioning bulb – extracted, with minimal fuss and … Continue reading

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