Tag Archives: Christmas

Merry Christmouse

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house Not a creature was stirring…except for the mouse. While the family was sleeping he regarded with glee The brightly wrapped presents piled under the tree. He supposed that he shouldn’t, … Continue reading

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There’s a definite Christmassy-thing going on on my other blog, so if you’ve ever wondered how they celebrate Christmas in other countries, pop over to SJB Teaching and have a look. There are four countries so far with more to … Continue reading

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A Pantomime with a Difference

Originally posted on SJB Teaching:
There’s little that says “Christmas” more than a pantomime (except Noddy Holder shouting “IT’S CHRISTMAS” of course) and last night I went to a pantomime for the first time in years. This though, was a…

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Looking Back on Christmas

I love Christmas. I’ve heard many people recently saying that they hate it, and that the day doesn’t live up to expectations. Opinion seems to be divided about whether children make Christmas. Those who don’t have children, or whose children … Continue reading

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The Sparkler

The diamond sparkled as much as the lights on the Christmas tree, but less than lights in his eyes. “Marry me,” he murmured, pressing his lips against her shoulder. She held her breath, then closed her eyes so as not … Continue reading

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