Monthly Archives: December 2012

Last of the festive flock (I promise)!

It has been a frenetic couple of days – hence the long, echoing time-vacuum between this and my last post on 16 Dec – and unforeseen ‘developments’ in my work schedule since Monday mean that the mere skip-hop-jump between here … Continue reading

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White, or washed-out, Christmas…?

The bookies have, apparently, revised down massively the odds for a sparkling, snowy Christmas (4/1 for London, and a Scrooge-like 2/1 in Aberdeen, according to the UK Huffington Post 04/12/12) after being deluged with bets – the placement of which … Continue reading

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Understudy robins :)

Gulp. Another v. rushed, rather cheat-y offering as I appear to have sublimated from Thursday directly to Saturday. No passing ‘Go’ (although there has been a frenetic degree of ‘Go’ in my studio – and wider home – over the … Continue reading

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Winter of (gastric) discontent

The answer, it seems, is 6. Or possibly 5 – but by then he was committed to finishing the entire box, so it’s a rather academic point. Time for a Christmas┬áRennie… A bit of a scratty, rushed job today, I’m … Continue reading

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(Do penguins even eat mince pies…?)

Delicious Christmassy treats: how many is too many (and is there, in fact, such a thing…?)?

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Appet-ice-rs (a *taste* of things to come…?)

We’ve had only the merest dusting of snow so far this December, and the chirpy presenter on last night’s weather forecast veritably danced a self-congratulatory jig while delivering the news that we could expect “not as much ‘The Beast from … Continue reading

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Two spoonfuls…

Continuing on a ‘festive victuals’ theme (and swiftly glossing over the non-appearance of a post for yesterday – I was still operating remotely until 9.30pm so would plead absence of reliable blog-posting facilities, although I feel the most cursory of … Continue reading

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