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Novelty Knitwear… ’tis the season!

I realise that Christmas Jumper Day was last Friday, but it takes a little time for such fixtures to filter their way through to the Antarctic regions, so I hope you’ll allow this rather belated festive-knits celebration a few days late…   … Continue reading

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Frozen fakery…

Not so much as a single flake of the white stuff here in Staines to promote Christmassy feeling – much less build any sort of sculpture – but this chap is turning perennially snowy conditions at the pole (I hope … Continue reading

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14 December

It might seem like a smart strategy, buying and wrapping Christmas gifts months in advance, but such practise is not without its perils (as ably demonstrated by these two…):

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Playing with one’s food…

I imagine that there must be some sort of Brussels-sprout-equivalent amidst the penguins’ Christmas dinner – perhaps some particularly noxious-looking species of fish…? And, of course, the only use for such a maligned seasonal ingredient is some sort of precariously-towering food-sculpture (potentially a … Continue reading

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A seasonal business…

With the proliferation of extraordinarily inventive and über-talented artists, illustrators, designers and crafts-people in modern society – making their wondrous wares available through a whole array of online (and otherwise – the local coffee-morning trestle-table stall is still very much a … Continue reading

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Holding page…

Sheesh! By the very skin of my teeth, here is today’s penguin advent calendar contribution – with profuse and humble apologies for the fact that it is a.) a bit crap and b.) has no discernible festive flavour… I am so tired … Continue reading

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Sounds like Christmas…

“I thought we agreed no presents before lunch…? He’s got you wrapped around his little flipper, Terry!”

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