Greatest Christmas Song: 1

December 23, 2007

Is this it?

The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl… ’nuff said:


Christmas Presents

December 21, 2007

It being the time of years that’s in it I was set to thinking about Christmas presents and particularly about naff presents that have come my way over the years. Now a “naff” present is hard to define ‘cos, let’s face it, one man’s naff gift is another man’s doosie! But among my favourite naff presents that have landed in my lap are:-

1. A new razor – I have a beard!Oxfam

2. A comb – I’m bald!

3. A book on golf – my shelf groans under the weight of golf tomes and, yet, I still can’t play!

4. Homer Simpson socks – like I have no style and a brass neck?

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Christmas Traditions

December 20, 2007

It always amazes me when I hear about what some folk get up to over Christmas. Every body seems to have their own wee Christmas rituals or family traditions that are the glue sticking the festive season together. So… time to share them here!

What is it that makes Christmas special for you and your family connection? What, if it was missing or not done, would spoil the Christmas experience? In a world driven by the plastic electronic experience what makes your Christmas season special?

But while we’re here… let me direct you to the best, in my humble opinion, net Christmas card:

HP here.

10001 Santas…. 13000 Turn up!

December 9, 2007

Well done… well done well done!

Congratulations to all the Santas who stood on the Derry walls in absolutely terrible weather to achieve the World record!

The good old beeb has the full story here.. but only Martin Mullan and the other organisers know what it has taken to achieve this Guinness World Record.


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