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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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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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And…they’re off!!

Yes. It’s Monday, people (sorry about that…). It feels like there’s a veritable mountain to climb this week, so I thought we could all do with a bit of a (super-fast, downhill) run-up to the start 🙂 (Apparently, there was … Continue reading

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Trees? In the Antarctic?

Ok, ok… I know there are no Norwegian spruces in the Antarctic, but I thought I’d air-drop one in for advent so those penguins have something to wrestle into festive shape in time for Christmas. This penguin seems to have had … Continue reading

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Flock of seagulls (no, not THAT one – I’m FAR too young… *cough*)

So, to call this a, er, “weekly” blog would be something of an ENORMOUS LIE. Ah, sorry about that… A rather event-stuffed summer has segued a little awkwardly (i.e. with a few disastrously unproductive, navel-contemplating days and a number of … Continue reading

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