Sunday, 22 December 2013

Blog Christmas Greetings


Now, I am aware that it's time to send out my " blogging" Christmas card before 
for many of us, real life takes over from blog life

And so to readers of Going Gently from Trelawnyd to South Africa, the USA to Canada
Australia to New Zealand, Angola to South Yorkshire 
France, Bath, The Netherlands 
England , Scotland  & Wales
And all places in between 

"Have Yourselves A Very Merry Christmas"

And Remember

A bulldog is not just for Christmas

The bitch is for friggin life!



157 comments:

  1. ahhh... such festive joyful greetings xx

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    1. And to you.......try and get someone else to do the cooking

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  2. Ho ho ho. (What is 'real life'?)

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    1. Buggered if I know Cro...... All the best old bean

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  3. You and Chris have a good one too. We're going to have the house full and two English pals of mine are coming over too.

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    1. Try and not step on any more puff adders over chrimbo old son x

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  4. Happy Christmas to you John, your family,and other animals. The second photo of Winifred looks just like me when I've finished the big Christmas shop!

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    1. You are a good looking gal then Penelope x

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  5. And to you, John. Jesus was, after all, a kind of zombie.

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  6. Have a very, merry Christmas. (Do you wrap pressies for all your doggies to open on Christmas day?)

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    1. You too susan!
      ( no, no pressies for the dogs)
      X

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  7. And a very Merry Christmas to you too. Jx

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    1. Have a lovely day Jess x

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  8. merry Christmas from Oz

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    1. And best wishes to you al

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  9. I don't think there was ever any doubt in the mind of your readers that Winnie would be abandoned after Christmas ~ like so many other cute pups will be this Christmas. Happy Christmas to you and Chris ~ enjoy the day and all its festivities.

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    1. Happy Christmas to you carol...thank you for following

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  10. And a very Merry back at you and all your family, human, animal, bird and blog.
    Peter

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    1. Have a good day peter...you have been following GOING GENTLY for a while...thank you for that x

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  11. Merry and a Happy to you ... Chris and the gang!!!!

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    1. And to you and yours miss H x

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  12. Wishing you, Chris & the throng, the merriest of Christmases and thanks for all the laughs throughout 2013. Lots of love. XXXX

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    1. It wouldn't be blog land without your comments either x

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  13. Festive greetings from the Western Cape, South Africa :)

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  14. Merry Christmas to all the Whos in Whoville no matter how small.

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    1. Happy Christmas to one of my new followers.
      Thank you for making me laugh

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  15. merry christmas to your whole gang! i love the winnie pics!

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    1. And to you old friend x

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  16. Happy Christmas to you and your flock!!! x

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    1. And to you and yours xxxx

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  17. Can't say I'm over excited with the first picture but just love the second two she is just adorable, I know you really love her to bits.
    Enjoy Christmas John and thankyou for all of your lovely posts throughout the year, teary one's and some a good laugh.
    Briony
    x

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    1. Briony
      Happy Christmas old gal xx

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    2. Not so much of the old gal if you don't mine, I'm only 68. lol
      Briony
      x

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  18. seasons greetings from philadelphia PA! to you and chris and all the animals and auntie glad, may the yuletide bring you peace.

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    1. Anne Marie
      Thank you for following for so long
      Happy Christmas old gal x

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  19. Hope the holidays bring joy to you and Chris and the crew.....Blessings dear John

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    1. And to you linda xxxxxx

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  20. From sheep to fowl, pups to cat, from the mice in your larder, in the attic a bat, to you and to Chris and whole Welsh zoo....Merry Christmas to them and Merry Christmas to you. May the New Year bring you peace and joy.

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    1. Wonderfully put
      And I hope you have a lovely Christmas xxxx

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  21. And also to you and yours, J.G., irrespective of number of legs - and with ALL the trimmings.

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    1. Thank you Ray
      I am looking forward to your /2014 film reviews

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    2. Hoping that the overall standard will be as high next year as it was in this, J.G.
      Xmas salutations once more - and I doubt if these will be the last.

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  22. And a very merry Christmas to you and yours from Panama City, Florida!

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    1. A Florida Christmas!
      How wonderful
      Have a lovely time x

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  23. I just found your blog and am reading backwards.
    I'm in for a real treat, aren't I ??

    Merry Christmas to you "and yours" too

    Debra

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    1. Debra....welcome aboard xx

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  24. Thanks John for keeping me laughing throughout the year! A happy Christmas to you and Chris.

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    1. Sweet of you to say. Happy Christmas

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  25. Thank You, Merry Christmas to You and Yours
    David

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  26. Hope you both have a very Merry Christmas

    Thank you for the tears of laughter I've had and for sharing all you do :]

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    1. Very kind helen,... Keep on reading xx

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  27. Have a great Christmas John. Many thanks for all the very moving and amusing posts over the last 12 months and more. You have gave me great encouragement over a very difficult year. Look forward to reading all your posts next year. God Bless.

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    1. And thank you for your comments and for supporting our open day.... Like many others here
      Have a lovely Christmas ...I hope it's a dry one xx

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  28. Seasonal Greetings from the heart of the East End of London. Wishing you and your loved ones a very Happy New Year. Give the lovely bulldog a big tight hug from me too.

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    1. I will
      Take care and much love x

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  29. Merry Christmas to you, the Professor, and your furred and feathered entourage. I will imagine you two humans with your feet up while the animals serve you Scotch eggs and fine wine.

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    1. If only Alison....if only.........nadolig llawen ( welsh for happy Christmas) xx

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  30. Merry Christmas from Western Massachusetts, the home of Dr. Seuss.
    I can't begin to tell you the enjoyment you've brought to me this year.
    (Wait, did that sound the way I thought it did?)

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  31. Merry Christmas from Costa Rica. I'm looking forward to another year of reading your blog each and every day. Best wishes for the New Year!

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    1. Sorry I missed out exotic Costa Rica x

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  32. Merry Christmas John and John...thanks for all the joy and insight you add to my days...hugs and belly rubs to the gang...plus a hug for Chris...

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    1. Thank you Kelley.......I will hug him just for you xx

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  33. Haha! That's for all pets...people. "Have a Merry Christmas John and Chris" and looking forward to posts in the new year. Hugs, Deb (Canada)

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    1. Deb........have a warm chrimbo x

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  34. Merry Christmas from snowy northern Canada. Thanks for all the great blog posts.
    Barb from Canada

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  35. Merry Christmas from the Midlife Farmwife in Illinois. Enjoy your family and critters and avoid all zombies. We need you back in the New Year

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    1. Keep your blogs coming too old gal
      Happy Christmas to you xxxx

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  36. Merry Christmas John, thanks for letting me into your life with each post. It is a highlight of my day. All the best wishes for the New Year.

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    1. Awwwwww....I'm blushing xxx

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  37. Hahahhaha!!! Merry Christmas from the Red Rocks of Utah, USA! xoxoxoxox

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    1. Utah!
      Forgot to mention that too!
      Happy Christmas xxx

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  38. Happy Christmas to you, Professor Chris, and all of the wonderful creatures you have adopted, from the South Carolina lowcountry.

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    1. I'm beginning to get a bit overwhelmed
      Happy Christmas to you page xxx

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  39. I hope you, Chris and all the furry, and feathered kids of yours have a blessed and very Merry Christmas! Your blog is a highlight in my day, EVERY DAY! Thank you for that!!!

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    1. Gina.......too kind
      Xxxxx

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  40. Merry Christmas to you and yours, hugs all around. Thank you for sharing your daily life with us, you are such a giggle.

    Kiss on the nose to Winnie.

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    1. I have enjoyed nearly every post ..thank you.....happy Christmas xx

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  41. Ho ho ho Winnie and a Merry Christmas to you and yours too.

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    1. Nadolig llawen to you x

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  42. Goodness, someone has been kept well away from all the festive bingeing! I mean, the poor chap looks half dead. Better give him a hearty meal before it's too late.

    England, Scotland and Wales indeed. What happened to Northern Ireland?

    A very happy Christmas to you and Chris and all your assorted sentient creatures.

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    1. I just knew I would forget someone
      All the best old son.,,,,have loved your posts for such a long time x

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  43. Have a very merry Christmas my lovely friend xxxxxxxxxx

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    1. Give gas a Xmas squeeze for me

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  44. Right back at you my dear friend.
    A very Merry Christmas to Chris and yourself, and all of the lovely bloggers who keep me laughing my frock off with their comments.
    Cheers !
    ~Jo

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    1. Laugh your frock off... You dirty cow xx

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  45. Wishing you, Chris and all your family and friends a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Arkansas.

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    1. Your ranch photos never fail to make me smile ....happy Christmas to you x

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  46. Merry Christmas to you, to Chris and to the menagerie. I hope a Scotch Egg finds its way into your stocking.

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  47. Merry Christmas and Happy & Healthy New Year to you, Chris and all of the animals!

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  48. Merry Christmas, John and Chris!!! Big hugs to Queen Winnie and the rest of your menagerie (she looks very regal in your photo). From all of us here in North Carolina. Wishing you the best for the coming year.

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    1. You have been one of my oldest followers ( sorry I mean longest)
      Happy Christmas old bean x

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  49. Well, you know..
    love from Jane Chris and the menagerie .
    XXXXX

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    1. The maple syrup mob.......please all have a good Christmas xx

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  50. My daughter and middle son are right into TWD. They haven't really believed me when I said one of my blogger friends is too. This picture will prove it! Thank you.
    And wishing you a super Christmas too John and Chris and all!

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    1. Have a look on my sidebar....they will understand
      Wish them ( and yourself) a lovely Christmas xx

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  51. Well I can do without the Zombie guts thank you John
    ( good for gravy ??? )

    Happy Christmas Bloggie friend xx

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    1. We have been following each other a while old chum

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  52. Merry Christmas from Canada's oil-rich province, Alberta. May the New Year bring you, not only Joy and Contentment, but also wonderfully-amazing unexpected moments that knock you back on your arse and make you say "My God, that deserves a Scotch egg !!" God bless you and yours, John Grey.

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    1. You too Norma......have a lovely Christmas

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  53. Wishing you, Chris and the menagerie a happy Christmas!

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  54. Merry Christmas John from Auckland NZ. I sincerely hope you and Chris and all of your wonderful animal chums have a safe and warm festive season. Scotch eggs and mulled wine all round. Thanks for the laughs throughout the year I always enjoy the giggle I get from reading about your everyday stuff.
    Jo in Auckland, NZ

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    1. I write and talk shite... I am very grateful you like it x

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  55. John, Happy Christmas to you and yours xx

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    1. Have a wonderful day yourself Molly..thank you

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  56. Well John you have continued to provide your readers with plenty of entertainment this past year and for that we are most grateful especially over here in snow laden Canada. That said wishing you and Chris a wonderful Christmas, the best to the menagerie and a special toodles to the sweet bitch.
    Happy New year too!
    Susan x

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    1. She is asleep on my feet , as I type this.......she sends her best wishes to you too xx

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  57. Merry Christmas to you, dear John, and your family (human and animal alike!) from sunny South Carolina. :)

    Ginger and George send warm tail-wagging greetings to Winnie and the rest of the canine gang at your house!

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    1. Jennifer.........wags right back at ya x

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  58. Merry Christmas John!

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  59. Hehe. I almost didn't read this post, as I wasn't sure what to think when I saw the... undead.
    But, I'm glad I did.
    Happy Christmas and Merry New Year to you and yours, John. ♥

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    1. And to you too old buddy x

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  60. Happy Christmas and a New Year to match!

    Thanks to you, one item on my life list for 2014 is to make Scotch eggs.

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    1. I was hoping you'd comment Megan
      Happy Christmas to you x

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  61. John,

    Finally at the end where I can post my wishes to you!!!!

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year To You and Yours :-)
    Don't kill anything I wouldn't kill (exterminator you).

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    1. Tis the season of good will xxx

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  62. Merry Christmas John and all. Wishing you success through the new year.

    (I can now see why you would need a cotton bud for cleaning her face)

    Please don't say you aren't going to post until after Christmas? I was rather looking forward to the alternative Queens speech being done by yourself...?

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    1. Oh not.....I am sad enough to be blogging throughout
      Xxx

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  63. Happy Christmas to you and Chris... plus the menagerie.

    Helen in Virginia

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  64. A very Merry Christmas to You & Yours John ~ enjoyed the laughs and the tears since finding you in mid 2013 ~ here's to more in 2014

    Rachel in Wet & Windy Lincolnshire (a description of the County not a personal update!) x

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    1. Sorry about your flatulence Rachel xx

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  65. Best wishes to you both too.

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    1. Keep those celebratory city blog entries going andrew..happy Christmas

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  66. Hoping that you, Chris, and the entire clan have a wonderful holiday John. I've so enjoyed reading your blog this past year. And I agree with Megan...Scotch eggs are also on my "to do" list for 2014! Best wishes from New Hampshire.
    Camille

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    1. My work as the scotch egg ambassador or north wakes is done!
      Crimbo greetings x

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  67. Merry Christmas to you, Chris and all of the menagerie . Thank you for your stories and videos, sometimes touching, sometimes hilarious, but always well written, that allows this Montrealer to capture a glimpse of your lives.
    Tons of snow here already, with freezing rain - in for a white Christmas for sure!

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    1. Thank you.....so sweet ....have a safe and warm Christmas xxx

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  68. Merry Merry to you all and thanks so much John for "being there". :). The day is richer when a blog post from you is in it.
    Hugs from Sherry in the U.P of Michigan

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    1. Another big thank you sherry

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  69. Happy Christmas, dear sweet John.

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. Right back at ya Janie x

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  70. A very Merry Christmas to you, Chris, and all those sweet critters!
    Thank you, John, for making me laugh and sometimes cry with your lovely posts. They always make me 'feel' something, and that's a very good thing. :)

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  71. Merry Christmas to you ,John and all the animals.Thank you for great posts ,they are always thought making

    Love Liz from Corsica

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    1. Bloody hell I forgot to add Corsica onto my list

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  72. John, hope you and Chris have a blessed and peaceful Christmas. Don't give the dogs all the turkey!

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    1. Best wishes to you and that pretty wife of yours
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  73. That has to be the weirdest christmas card ever!!
    Happy Christmas to you and your family and a very good New year from raining but warm France
    Sue

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  74. Love your posts…have a great Christmas…give the dogs a hug from me…and one for yourself! X

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  75. Happy Christmas to you John - Chris- and all your many fur and feathered friends - thankyou for those many blogs - you keep us on a knife edge wondering what will happen next Jane xx

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  76. Lovely! Happy CHristmas!

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    1. Best wishes for Christmas to you and hubby

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  77. Wishing you, Chris, your menagerie, your witty contributors and all at Trelawynd a fabulous festive season from Nina, Gippsland, Down-Under. xxx

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