Greetings of the season

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Greetings of the season

Post by Berale » Sat Dec 22, 2007 6:09 pm

Hi everyone, sorry haven't found time to pop round lately, been busy with my blog but just wanted to say:

Happy Christmas
Joyeux Noel
Nadolig Llawen (that's for Bob)
and so forth

Miss y'all

Meirav
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Post by kagriffy » Sat Dec 22, 2007 6:32 pm

Not to mention Feliz Navidad. Hope you have a great holiday season as well, Meirav!
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun Dec 23, 2007 8:01 am

For Meirav, maintaining an online journal is evidently iblogatory.
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Greetings of the season

Post by Tony Farg » Sun Dec 23, 2007 10:38 am

I just had a look at the blog. Gosh, how do you find the time to do all that?
Glad to see my newt joke has found a new home.
Merry Crimble.
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Sun Dec 23, 2007 12:48 pm

for Berale, and a Merry Christmas to all...

For Christmas Day
-Amy Carmichael

Did Mary say to Joseph tenderly
"Such little hands, such little feet! They be
Like little shells we've found beside the sea,
The Sea of Galilee"?

And did Joseph answer, "For love's sake
Our love shall shelter Him, enclose and hold,
As low hills about that silver lake
Shelter it, fold on fold"?

Across the stable, like a wind - a breath -
"The wicked have enclosed me," it saith.
"Thou hast brought me into the dust of death."
"Into the dust of death."

And then did Joseph's father-like surprise,
As round his finger little fingers curled,
Call smiles and tears to Mary's mother-eyes?
He clings Who'll save the world.

And as the Child in His soft manger lay,
Did gentle oxen in their language say,
"A mangerful of our sweet-smelling hay -
Our gift this Christmas Day"?

Against that breath - an unregarded tree
Is growing somewhere, making wood to be,
One awful day, the Cross of Calvary,
The Cross of Calvary.

Oh Lord, We adore Thee!
The wicked did enclose Thee;
Pierced were Thy hands and feet for us -
For me -
O child of Bethlehem,
Christ our dear Redeemer,

We come and we adore Thee
We come and we adore Thee
We come and we adore Thee,
Christ our Lord.
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Post by Berale » Sun Dec 23, 2007 2:09 pm

Tony Farg wrote: I just had a look at the blog. Gosh, how do you find the time to do all that?
Glad to see my newt joke has found a new home.
Merry Crimble.
Well, yes, how do you find the time indeed - now you see why I haven't been round here much. And yes, I've been boring everyone with the newt joke, it's definitely become one of my favourites.

Which reminds me of one I heard recently: where would you go if you wanted to weigh a whale?









A wailway station

(I expect we'll all be collecting some more groaners from the obligatory opening of the Christmas crackers - or is this just a right-pond thing?)
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Post by trolley » Sun Dec 23, 2007 4:53 pm

I just wouldn't be Christmas dinner at my house without the Christmas crackers. Wearing the ugly paper hats is absolutely mandatory. Merry Christmas to all. If you don't celebrate it, well, hope you have a merry Tuesday.
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Post by Liam - Galway » Sun Dec 23, 2007 9:16 pm

I'd like to wish everybody a Nollaig Shona from the little island on this side of the pond & look forward to a 'wordy' 2008....
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Post by Bobinwales » Sun Dec 23, 2007 11:13 pm

Nadolig Llawen, A Merry Christmas to you all.
You will have to read this aloud, it doesn't work in print.
We were offered eight legs of venison for forty-five pounds,
but we decided to was too dear.
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Mon Dec 24, 2007 3:00 am

Two much doe.
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Post by Shelley » Mon Dec 24, 2007 10:44 pm

A chary missmas to all -- blog guess us, everyone! And a yappy hew near!
Love,
Sandy Craws
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Post by Wizard of Oz » Wed Dec 26, 2007 12:42 am

.. oh dear it didn't snow .. again .. and we had to put up with the sun shining on Chrissie morning which meant we just had to eat the prawns and lobsters and bugs faster before they got too warm .. and keep the champers on ice .. but of course that is the curse of having Christmas Downunder .. *grin* .. goodonyamates anhavahappychrisie ..

Woz under the Chrissie Tree (Bundy in hand)
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Post by tony h » Wed Dec 26, 2007 9:43 pm

Bob,
brill'.
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Post by jeffreys » Thu Jan 03, 2008 4:44 pm

kagriffy wrote: Not to mention Feliz Navidad. Hope you have a great holiday season as well, Meirav!
Er, that's Felices Navidades. Spanish usage is always plural (so there's also Felices Cumpleanos= Happy BirthdayS).
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