Return of the Christmas jumper

Christmas, Clothes

Salford, 16th December 2018

in response to another Christmas jumper blog page

http://renegade7x.com/2018/12/01/christmas-sweater/

It’s that week again,

They’ve lit the third advent candle 🕯 in church ⛪ this morning so I thought tonight would be a good time to get it out of its hiding space

We don’t need a Christmas tree when I’m wearing this 😀 also, with the mercury falling it keeps me warm when I’m outside in the cold 🥶 whether it be rain ☔️ wind 💨 or snow ❄️

The amazing thing is….I still fit into it…..I’m much like Santa in that respect.

also worn the novelty Santa ties, and customary red jumper….

Rendezvous

Christmas, Cities, Poetry, Romance

Manchester (via salford) 16th December 2018

The on line post it notes

Continued to drop in my in box

Reminiscences from a female acquaintance

I knew since I was small.

Meet you by the market

Where the gluhwein flows

And the big tree is lit up by the national grid

So, off to town goes Charlie Brown

To meet his gorgeous tinker-belle

Wrapped up like a bug

All nice and snug

Where under the lights

Of Christmas bright, we walk round the stalls

Decorating the halls

And after a repast and a drink

A kiss in the square where

We met up, there.

First day of the countdown

Christmas

Salford, 1st december 2018

It’s that time of year again, boys and girls

Since a fortnight…. I’ve been putting it off, under the guise of the final days of the poppy celebration and little blisters birthday

However today marks the start of the Advent season, and if I’ve seen one Christmas advert I’ve seen hundreds.

Once again…it’ll be a low key affair. The elves, are currently floating around my sisters place, keeping an eye on my nephews…I’ll have to find something special to go with their regular pressies.

Bubble and Squeak

Christmas, Food, Poetry

Salford, 29th December 2017

I knew it was coming – the creation of a masterpiece.

something from the remains of the Christmas feast – to warm everybody up

chef using concoctions to heighten the flavour of the dish

in first went the potatoes (roast and boiled), and then the onion – accompanied by a drop of oil.

then went the parnsip, turnip and swede.  followed by the carrots

the meat from the leftovers cubed and joined in the heat by a stock cube

and as you listened to the pan – the contents started to bubble

half way there – and with the turn of the veg – it started to speak

squeaking away with a sizzle

Christmas Presents

Acrostic, Christmas, Poetry

Salford 28th December 2017

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Bright colours under the metallic baubles

Reds, Blues and Greens meet up with Golds and Silver

In the kitchen, table is laid with a feast fit for a king

Green veg meeting up with colourful swede, carrots and parsnips

Holding the Meat aloft like a bridge as the gravy moves around the plate

Tonight , we’ll open santa’s deliveries

(but we’ll eat our christmas pudding first!)

Enjoying the Christmas Lights

Christmas, Holidays, Outdoor Pursuits, Poetry

Salford 23rd December 2017

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Christmas festivities have been going on a pace this week, and as a typical Salfordian Male – i made the error of letting it wash all over me till This week

Strange as it may seem though – i’ve covered everybody’s christmas presents (even dad’s)

The Nephew’s will be getting their Merlin Passes renewed – the largest purchase – and i’ll leave that till after boxing day

Mum and Little Blister have their chrimbo pressies sorted as have Dad and B-I-L but i’m not bringing up what i’ve bought them less they read this blog.

Will no doubt be meeting up with Uncles and Aunties over christmas – and purchases will be made post boxing day and delivered in the run up to new year

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Happy Christmas everyone…..If it seems i’ve gone ‘off grid’  for the next few days – its because i have….this bear will be hibernating….love christmas….cant stand the cold!

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