Tag: Holidays

Treacherous Pavement: London Day Eight

We woke up and headed to breakfast, nearly slipping to our deaths on the pavement (sidewalk to US readers) which had iced over in the middle of the night. All the puddles from the 3am showers had frozen solid. Many cars had frosted windscreens, bonnets, and boots, and a few coming in even had snow […]

Brrr: London, Day Seven

I’d like to wish everyone a happy new year. When you read this in the US it’ll be well past New Year’s here. Five-hour time difference after all. The promised cold weather has arrived, and the temperatures are in the upper 30s already and continuing to fall with snow expected in the small hours. It […]

Happy Whatevers

Dear Loyal Reader(s): Okay, there’s lots of you out there but most of you just use RSS so you’ll probably skip this. However, to those who do read all the posts I’d like to wish you a Happy — be it Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus, or some other event. And I’d like to wish everyone […]

Happy Xmas (War is Over) — Lennon (and more)

Happy Xmas (War Is Over) Acceptance Happy Xmas (War is Over) Celine Dion Happy Xmas (War Is Over) Eric Lapointe Happy Xmas (War Is Over) The Fray Happy Xmas (War is Over) Hot Rod Circuit Happy Xmas (War is Over) John Holt Happy Xmas (War is over) John Lennon Happy Xmas (War Is Over) Maroon […]


Here’s an e-mail I sent today, with the name removed to protect the innocent. Hey 🙂 So I got your holiday card today. And it’s really funny on two levels. First, it’s the type of lowbrow humour I enjoy. You know I like to make fun of the Hellidays, and this year was no exception. […]