Tag: Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas…green-chinned version

‘Twas the night before Christmas…green-chinned version Whilst we were in Thailand during the festive season, I contracted a nasty tropical skin infection. Here I have written some silly doggerel about this ordeal based on an old familiar poem.   ‘Twas the night before Christmas, I awoke with a clatter, And beetled to a mirror, To..

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Christmas Tears: An Excerpt in Two Languages

La version française suit la version anglaise. An excerpt from “Christmas tears”, a story featured in my book My Time with You Has Been Short but Very Funny. I have always wept at Christmas, yes, and sometimes tears of joy.   When we were children in Georgetown Ontario, our parents dragged us to church, St…

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