Tuesday 25 December 2018


Now, the Christmas story is a most powerful meme - the concept of a helpless god, and of forgiveness..
We went to a concert on Saturday, at Snape Maltings - Cara Dillon and her lovely band made a most delightful and sincere show, beautifully on-concept and staged with perfection..
And on the way back, trying not to cough (I really did not want to cough!) I thought about the power of this story, and what we can and should read into it, Christian or no...

And today, because we really don't do all that eating-and-drinking-to-a-stupor thing, or decorations, or dreadful TV, I redeemed my workroom at home.. Most people never see this little space, and sometimes I just shut the door on it for a few days, ignore the chaos. Sometimes it's a sanctuary, too, a gentle place to spend time with the radio and my thoughts..
So, Before

And After...

And I found no end of nice projects to play with, treasures in corners, and trash...

Monday 24 December 2018

OCP for December

The cat, having tried fruitlessly to sleep on the newel post for the last few nights, found a new bed...

Other creatures ideas of comfort, are not our own..
Happy Winter-Festival-of-your-Choice, and a merry and perhaps a bit less stressful New Year

Love and Blessings

Saturday 22 December 2018

Merry Midwinter Special

And a good and happy 2019 to all my readers. You know who you are
Today's specials
Roadkill for the Festive Season

(Tesco car park)

and Parts 2 and  3 of The Death of Literacy Series, on a Festive Theme. 

Yum, can't wait for those Mice Pies!