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Answers On A Postcard

It’s a beautifully sunny day in ‘God’s Own Country’. With the surreality of living under COVID’s watch, witnessing clips of the election campaign reality show across the pond, along with […]

Festive Distractions

Chestnuts roasting on a open fire Jack Frost nipping at your nose Yuletide songs being sung by a choir Folks dressed up like Eskimos. Excerpts from this morning’s list of […]

Trouble in Lapland?

Door sixteen of the advent calendar sits ajar. Consequently, Santa’s only eight days left to bark out further motivational banter to his reindeer ‘army’, prior to their gruelling twenty four […]
Trouble in Lapland?

Obvious!

Yesterday, I was the recipient of a scented candle Christmas gift. Apparently, when ignited this wax fragrance enhancer apparently emits an odour of wild mint. A welcome change from the […]

The Most Wonderful Time…..

December’s arrived! Consequently, Joe and Josephine Public have reached a juncture whereby, without fear of repercussions from the Christmas tree police, they can now erect and decorate their Christmas tree. […]

Advent

On opening the Strachan advent calendar’s first door this morning I was startled be confronted by a creaking noise. Unsure of it’s source, I concluded the sound had either emanated from my […]

Christmas Day With Uncle Roger

Sadly, the inspiration I sought for today’s narrative topic wasn’t behind door number 14 on the advent calendar. That’s unless I decide to muster a yarn about a red-nosed reindeer […]

Preparation

This morning I picked up some non-perishable comestibles, along with a smattering of non-food products, in preparation for the Christmas holiday period. Incidentally, I didn’t just pick them up and […]

Careful What You Wish For!

In the last couple of decades there’s been a growth in the number of double barrelled names in the UK. One of the reasons behind this change being a greater […]

Strachan Christmas Traditions

Yesterday, I had a conversation with an old acquaintance about Christmas gifts. It wasn’t a long conversation, moreover me asking him “Where the chuff’s my Christmas present?!” Knowing I was […]