A seasonal message which never changes even in these changed times:
‘ … and it was always said of him that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us! And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless Us,
Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
These images and quote form a Christmas card which you can download free as a pdf file and print.
Hertford Lockdown Blues
Well I woke up this morning; lots of things to do.
Need a haircut; barbers are shut.
Push ups in the gym; they won’t let me in.
No Americano; bad news on the radio.
Shed a tear; pubs with no beer.
Man! I’ve got the Hertford Lockdown Blues again.
A very simple blues verse – but my views on lockdown appear here.
Sign of the Month
23 November – 22 December
The Archer is the sportsman in the company. No matter how precious the nectar, thimblefuls are hardly adequate. You drink when you’re thirsty and your thirst is a constant companion. Can throw a useful dart and have a convincing line in reminiscences. Your judgement of spirits would doubtless be well founded though the finer subtleties of a vintage grape might elude you.
You can view all photos and all readings for the twelve signs of the zodiac in my latest slim volume: A Drinkers Horoscope from Amazon.