Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Welcome to Waterford

The 4 crew, 27 passengers and 2 dogs on board the Manchester flight are welcomed to Waterford this afternoon by Santa: This never happened when I used to fly from Luton!

Friday, December 19, 2008

You had better look out

...inflatable Santa is coming to town.
Actually not quite a "steal" as previously stated (thank you H'lass for picking me up on that one - the charming WPC who interviewed me today was quite understanding thank you so much).

Where have all the good singers gone?

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The Great Christmas Throw Up

A steal at Focus (Chester branch) and a very merry Christmas to you all!

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

E- Pidge - What the blazes is that?

e mail received today at Cosmos Towers South:


Welcome to our festive edition of e-Pidge, which brings you updates from across the University, news about Oxford's alumni events and activities, and information on the latest benefits available to alumni

Middle Bit:
A new discount in time for Christmas, Dick Pyle (New, 1962) is offering Alumni Card-holders the opportunity to adopt a truffle tree, and consequently own all the truffles it produces, for only £99 (usually £149). The ideal gift for any foodie!


That solves my habitual Christmas present buying dilemna then - anyone important in my life will receive an electronic picture frame.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Meet my Airhead

She is lean and boasts simplicity of form - she has Bing carburettors and a fuel tap with an "R" position. On our first serious encounter it takes 3 hours to prise the seat open to access the flat battery...

Monday, December 1, 2008

Cobbler's to Nikos

I am very fortunate to have been given a pair of handmade shoes - this is my third visit to the cobbler and this stage appears to involve the meticulous process of moulding acetate to the shape of my funny feet. I'm not entirely certain how this leads to a nice pair of leather brogues...
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