Monthly Archives: December 2005

Do I look like a steak to you?

Saw Madagascar on DVD this evening round Karen’s. I hadn’t actually seen it before, but had experienced a little taster when I went to see Wallace & Gromit. The film is quite light-hearted, with plenty of gags, a nice simple … Continue reading

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KIE to HOL

I spent a whole afternoon playing a game I haven’t played in ages! I’d managed to find Diplomacy going for £20 at Amazon and couldn’t resist. A number of us had become hard-core Risk players, so it seemed logical to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday David!

Spent yesterday evening celebrating an 80th birthday! It’s not often you get to celebrate such an anniversary, even someone elses, so this was certainly different. This one was slightly different in that it was a complete surprise for the birthday … Continue reading

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Veiled in flesh the Godhead see

Hark! The herald angels sing, Glory to the newborn King; Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled!� Joyful, all ye nations rise, Join the triumph of the skies; With th’angelic host proclaim, Christ is born in Bethlehem!� … Continue reading

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All wrapped up….almost!

Am I the only person in the world who thinks wrapping presents is painful? I appear to have spent most of today, with a short break to visit an old friend, wrapping presents! This is not because I’m a particularly … Continue reading

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Box shoes

In a cavern, in a canyon, Excavating for a mine Dwelt a miner forty niner, And his daughter Clementine. Oh my darling, oh my darling, Oh my darling, Clementine! Thou art lost and gone forever Dreadful sorry, Clementine. Light she … Continue reading

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The fourth commandment

Q: Which is the fourth commandment? A: The fourth commandment is, Remember the sabbath-day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: but the seventh is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in … Continue reading

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Trainspotting

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a.m.: 2 Corinthians 9:15 p.m.: John 1

Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! When we consider the greatness of the Lord Jesus Christ, his full deity, the almighty, omniscient, omnipresent God and his infinite love and grace, words fail us. This gift, given for us, … Continue reading

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O come let us adore him

I should probably do less on Saturdays – I’m worn out! A whole bunch of us met up in London for a bit of sightseeing/shopping, with a trip to Trafalgar Square in the evening to sing carols with the London … Continue reading

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He’s not tame, but he’s good

Saw Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe this afternoon. I must admit, I was slightly apprehensive about the film as I heard so much about it – good, bad and all those in between. So I decided I’d … Continue reading

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Pentecost

Thou Christ of burning, cleansing flame, Send the fire, send the fire, send the fire! Thy blood bought gift today we claim, Send the fire, send the fire, send the fire! Look down and see this waiting host, Give us … Continue reading

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Easy misguided?

Found this at Allthings2all… As Prince Rilian, you are brave, noble and intelligent, but easily misguided! Just make sure you don’t go after any green women. Not sure I’m entirely happy with the result though!

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Christmas Cards

That time of year again when I start writing Christmas cards to people and I wonder where I left my address book! I must be the worst contact maintainer in the world! Saying that, over recent years, I’ve kept my … Continue reading

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My arms appear to have stopped working…

Another Monday evening on the football pitch, although slightly different from usual. For some reason, we ended up playing on an outdoor pitch. Now, during the summer, I wouldn’t have batted an eyelid. However, it is currently December…it was perishing! … Continue reading

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