Tag: christmas

What Christmas Means to Me

I adore Christmas. I’m one of those annoying people who starts singing Christmas songs in November and counting how many sleeps are left until the big day. I love everything about it: the food and drink, the presents, the music, the parties, the traditions. But at this time of year I always like to think […]

Posted December 20, 2011 in Life Updates
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First Christmas Poem

First Christmas Poem

Our breath is misting the frosty windows  And we draw pictures on the dripping pane.  You thread the baubles with your steady hands, As I pad across the prickly carpet, Balancing mugs of steaming hot chocolate. We warm icy hands on the crackling fire, Cutting and sticking in the candlelight.  We work in silence, not […]

Posted December 6, 2010 in Creative Writing
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An Extra Place at The Table: a Harry Potter Fan Fic

An Extra Place at The Table: a Harry Potter Fan Fic

  This is my original first draft of a Harry Potter fan fiction story for Michael’s Harry Potter blog fest, Dec 2010. The rules stated it had to be no more than 500 words, but my first draft ended up being 1200 words. So I eventually cut it down and posted the shorter version here, […]

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