Pie pilfering – but all in a worthy cause…

After an exhausting evening of failing to coax so much as a ‘Good King Wenceslas’ out of Herself, Ted was in dire need of sustenance and – espying a small glass of sherry and a mince pie laid out in preparation for the red-suited, bearded one – seized his opportunity. Although this indulgent snack was patently not intended for casual consumption by a passing bear, Ted was swift to rationalize that he was doing an individual of Father Christmas’s diabetic girth a great favour in reducing his mince-pie-and-sweet-fortified-wine intake on 24th Dec – however negligible the actual effect of such a minimal deprivation…

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