Tag Archives: Christmas

Father’s Day

  (I’m going to try writing this post from my Android tablet. It should be interesting!) Father’s Day is a day of celebration of fatherhood, obviously! It’s of recent origin Wikipedia tells me, introduced in the early 1900s to complement … Continue reading

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Death of print

It’s amazing how the world has changed in a lifetime. My lifetime. Phones, TV, the Internet, electronic funds transfers, payment by waving a plastic card. My parents were paid by their employers in cash and they paid for everything in … Continue reading

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Quite a Quiche

Ooops! Late again. I really have to get myself organised and get a post out on time. On time is sometime before last thing Sunday. Today is Tuesday! Anyway, this time I’m going to do a cooking post as I … Continue reading

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The lull after Christmas

I’m going to describe a graph, but I’m uncertain what to label the vertical axis. Probably labelling it “energy” would be the closest. The horizontal axis is definitely time, measured in days. The graph as a whole describes the Christmas … Continue reading

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…for Christmas comes but once a year (Southern Style)

“At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year” said Tomas Tusser. Many people would rather it didn’t. Christmas is a time when stress levels go through the roof. People eat too much, drink too … Continue reading

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Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring

On 21st June we in the Southern Hemisphere get our shortest day of the year. This corresponds to the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere of course, and my wall calendar, which originates from the Northern half of the planet … Continue reading

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