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On the 12th Day of Christmas: a cautionary tale

Dear Karen,

Last week, I told you about my trip to Southwark Cathedral, to listen to carols and Christmas readings.  One of the readings was The 12 Days of Christmas Thank You Notes (from Emily to Edward).  Listening attentively, I became aware of the importance of choosing gifts (and recipients) Continue reading

WordPress Photo Challenge: Convergence

Dear Karen,

Talk about being late to the party.  This particular WordPress Photo Challenge actually ends today, but I don’t care.  I’m going to enter my photos anyway, so there.  Continue reading

A big pat on the back

Dear Karen,

I’ve been reading a lot recently, about parents saying teary farewells to their children heading off for university this autumn.

Do you remember those days?  I do.  Like they were yesterday.  It was tough,  but we got through it in the end. And chances are, so will those parents.  Maybe they’ll do it with a bit more dignity and decorum than I?  One can only hope.   Continue reading

Seals attacking penguins for immoral porpoises

Dear Karen,

A few months ago, I wrote to you about some ducks that were visiting our next door neighbors in London.  They would swoop in every morning, quack for a while, then after an hour or so, fly off to their next stop.

I did some heavy research (time taken:  under 10 minutes) and discovered some pretty kinky things about ducks and their rich and varied sex lives.  I discovered ducks aren’t averse to a little necrophilia, which kind of makes me re-think my position on Daffy and Donald’s relationship.  Continue reading

The kittens issue a fur-felt plea

Dear Karen,

I found this letter, printed and signed with pawprints, on my desk last week.  Continue reading

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