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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Will You Be Seeing Two Moons This Christmas?

We are deep into the holiday season and many Hearts and cups have been overflowing with good cheer. Yes, many a celebration includes a bit of the bubbly or a brewsky, a fizz or a froth, liquid lunch or loopy juice, plonk or a poison, a snifter or a… well you get the idea. Alcohol is involved…

Christmas in England: The Grinch Years

Christmas isn’t what it used to be, especially in merry old England. Ah, the good old days, when everything Christmas was banned… wait, what? No mistletoe? No carols? No presents under the Christmas tree? Yes my friends, it was the year  1642, civil war had begun in England and the Puritans weren’t getting along so well with the King or his Church. The king, with his pointy beard, smug looks…