Monthly Archives: December 2013

An Apology: Anything But Christmas.


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It is Christmas. A sickly pallor grips the skies. Father Christmas curses and picks the dead flies from his yellow beard. Christmas. I make my usual day-off visit to the big Sainsbury’s. I like it, it has a capacious selection. … Continue reading

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“What’s this?” “It’s my drawings. I do all drawings of people I see. Life and stuff. Most of these are done in Paris.” “You’ve been to Paris? You do get around…for a…person of limited means.” “You mean poor, you can … Continue reading

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Garfield Christmas Special.

It’s perhaps deleriously uncool to admit it, but I completely adore the Garfriend Christmas Special. It has some lovely themes. Family warmth. Humility. Musings on the melancholy of age. The spirit of giving. The music is atmospheric and affecting. It … Continue reading

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