Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Tranquil Walk to the Bus Stop (TWAC Day 16)

Today is my last day at the university before I finish for the Christmas holidays. Usually the weeks fly by in an instant, but this one, being the last, seems to be dragging on quite a bit.     When I … Continue reading

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The Christmas Song Less Listened (TWAC Day 15)

Just a quick Christmassy entry today. I’m going to suggest to you a Christmas song which isn’t really very popular but still just as good as, if not better than, the classics such as ‘Wonderful Christmastime’. I only heard about … Continue reading

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Post-Yuletide Depression (TWAC Day 14)

_One of the most common criticisms I see of Christmas is that it’s built up for so long (from as early as August for certain shops) and then when it finally arrives it never lives up to the hype. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Top 5 Video Games to Get You into the Christmas Spirit (TWAC Day 13)

_ One thing that can be occasionally fun to do (in moderation) is to play video games. Around the Christmas season I imagine that you have a lot of free time on your hands (well, that’s assuming you bought your … Continue reading

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The Kindest Thing (TWAC Day 12)

So for today, I have a rather bittersweet Christmas story for you, one about the kindest thing somebody has done for me (hence the title). Despite that though, it is still a somewhat depressing story, so I hope it won’t … Continue reading

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Quality Street Tins (TWAC Day 11)

_ These, in my opinion, are one of the best gifts that you can be given on Christmas day. I can’t really explain why I like these so much as a Christmas gift, but I’m going to try and use … Continue reading

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Old Writings 2 (TWAC Day 10)

_ Today I’m going to post another piece of festive writing written by my eleven year old self in 2004. This is a Christmassy short story (again, totally unedited) that I wrote just a few days before the previously posted … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Greed (TWAC Day 9)

There are some people out there who, believe it or not, don’t like Christmas or, at least, they don’t get excited by it. But that’s fair enough, different people have different tastes and not everybody will enjoy the same things. … Continue reading

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The Homecoming by Earl Hamner Jr. (TWAC Day 8)

Another suggestion for Christmastime reading today! You may remember that, about a month ago, I wrote a review of the novel Spencer’s Mountain by Earl Hamner Jr. (which happens to be my favourite book), The Homecoming is a sequel to … Continue reading

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Cross-Eyed Crazy (TWAC Day 7)

For today’s Christmas themed entry I have a bizarre little anecdote for you, one which contains an (un)intriguing medical mystery.     It was a Saturday during mid-December (2010) and my family and I were watching a Korean film before we … Continue reading

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