Happy Xmas

You always know Xmas is here when Channel 4 in the UK broadcast The Snowman (which they have just done). So, Happy Xmas everyone, hope you got some nice presents. On tv is Mary Poppins, Singin’ in the Rain, It’s a Wonderful Life, Dad’s Army, Morecambe and Wise, the Carry On films…


Christmas is in serious jeopardy this year. A few weeks ago, I was looking on a well known UK store website and saw they had Xmas cards. There was a nice selection, but they were mostly sold out, so I bought some. I collected them from a local branch. “Sad, isn’t it?” I said to the nice lady. Oh no, she said, so many have bought cards already, there’s going to be a shortage. It looks very much as if university students are going to be prevented from going home Continue Reading