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On the Twelfth Day of Christmas

Here we have the drum roll of all drum rolls as our True Love gives her the whole whammy of 78 gifts today. Yes, yes, I know the song goes “On the ‘Whatever’ Day of Christmas my true love gave … Continue reading

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On the Eleventh Day of Christmas

I have no story of eleven pipers but I do have one of two pipes, though we didn’t know it at the time. We were decorating, and it was literally the last screw of the last shelf that went through … Continue reading

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On the Tenth Day of Christmas

Now into double figures, we have Lords leaping about all over the place. I would have thought frogs would be better. The thing you have to ask yourself is why? Has someone put itching powder in their pants as a … Continue reading

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On the Ninth Day of Christmas

Hands up those who remember nights out with ‘the girls’ and dancing round your handbags on the dance floor? Friday and Saturday Nights were disco nights when I was a teenager. Those were the days when we liked to dress … Continue reading

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On the Eighth Day of Christmas

Now I’m getting into unfamiliar territory as I’ve never milked a cow in my life and on the eighth day we have 8 maids doing it. To be honest, although I’ve been called a right cow at times, I would … Continue reading

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On the Seventh Day of Christmas

We all know it’s seven swans a-swimming. Well, we actually had that round the boat when two adults came and showed off their five cygnets in the Summer of 2016. OK, there are only 6 here as the cob was … Continue reading

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On the Sixth Day of Christmas

Day six gives us geese, and we certainly had a lot of geese laying this year. Canada Geese are monogamous and mate for life. Breeding season is usually between February and April depending on the climate, and occurs once a … Continue reading

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