Tag Archives: Christmas

Dec 8th, 2015

An Aussie Atheist Christmas

I was reading through Greta Christina’s post Seven Reasons for Atheists to Celebrate the Holidays about why atheists might be quite into holidays that have religious origins and nodding enthusiastically but finding myself having to gloss over references to winter. And then reason number 1 was all about winter and I really felt it was […]

Dec 3rd, 2010

Friday Fragments

Hosted by Mrs4444. I’m doing a blog giveaway over this weekend, one lucky reader will be getting a parcel with lots of goodies in it: 2 pairs of Christmas earrings, a copy of one of my favourite picture books, a travel version of Connect Four, some yummy chocolate and a scrumptious scented candle. Click through […]

Dec 2nd, 2010

Diary of a Wombat

When I first came across this picture book I was wandering around a bookshop in 2002 with David aged 5 1/2, Caitlin aged 4 and Tom 1 year old, I picked it up, leafed through, and fell in love instantly. The simple text and gorgeous illustrations were so evocative, I could see Mothball (the wombat), […]

Dec 1st, 2010

‘Tis the season to be giving!

Giving people things makes me happy. I could do with a happiness and Christmas* spirit boost around about now so I’m going to indulge myself by giving some stuff away. I’m hoping that you my readers, yes both of you, will aid me in this act of self-indulgence by either entering my little give-away or […]

Dec 26th, 2009

Pictorial fragments from the past week

Hosted by Mrs4444. This week’s Friday Fragments has, very conveniently, been put off till Saturday which means I didn’t have to be incredibly rude and spend part of Christmas Day hiding away behind the laptop in order to participate. Of course just because I didn’t have to have net time yesterday doesn’t mean I stayed […]

Dec 23rd, 2009

The times they are a-changing

When Adam and I married I pretty much co-opted him into our family Christmas traditions, when Christmas lunch was at my mum’s place we’d have lunch with his parents and then head over to join my family, if my family were further afield for the day we’d go to them for lunch and see his […]