Wednesday, 24 December 2014

" Bring On The Baby Jesus"

Christmas Eve has a pace all of its own
Jobs to be finished so to speak.
I've bought last minute gifts 
and have caught up with Islwyn and animal helper Pat who will be animal sitting when we are away.
I've made a sherry trifle minutes before Mrs Trellis informed us that she will be bringing one down
to us this afternoon.
The lady from the Still House 
sent around a card with crochet snowflakes in it
and Chris has prepared the Church for the Evening service
when Christine D ceremoniously " brings in the baby Jesus"
There's ham and picalilly for tea
and the only sound from inside the warm cozy cottage is the sound
of William carefully licking the wax from inside the ears of a near comatose Winnie.

HAVE A PEACEFUL AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS

59 comments:

  1. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas John.

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  2. Merry Xmas John , see you once its all over,if i havent made the front page for family slaughter!!!

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  3. Hope you have a superb Christmas John......

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  4. Sounds like all is peaceful on the home front.

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  5. A splendid, happy and memorable (for all the right reasons) Xmas to you and yours, J.G.

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  6. We are having miserable weather this Christmas Eve in coastal NC. Rain, rain and more rain. I should be doing something, but all I really want to do is go back to bed and pull the covers over my head! I guess I better get busy. I've got a turkey to cook and oyster dressing to make. Wishing you, Chris, and the Gang, a very Merry Christmas!

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  7. To you and yours, as well.

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  8. Two sherry trifles? What a dreadful problem! I hope you cope somehow.

    But then William has got two ears to do too.

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  9. Merry Christmas! Enjoy!

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  10. Merry Christmas to You and Yours from Alabama.Hope your furry family have lots of treats in their stockings.I will help will the trifles if need be.Peace.

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  11. Merry Christmas to the House of Trelawnyd!

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  12. Happy Christmas to You, Chris and all the furry and feather friends.

    cheers, gayle
    The Square Dogs

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  13. TWO sherry trifles? It will be a merry Xmas indeed!

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  14. A 'two trifle' house .... oh poor you ;-)

    Wishing you, Chris and all the menagerie a very Happy Christmas from all the gang on the hill at Maenan.

    Have a wonderful time away. xx

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  15. Hope you have a really good Christmas

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  16. Hope you have a happy and peaceful Xmas x

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  17. Having a glass or several while making mince pies with the carols from Kings on the radio in the background. I know, I'm a pagan, but it is memories.
    Kind thoughts and very best wishes to you both.
    Irene X

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  18. Merry Christmas To You and Yours, and Happy New Year!!!!
    Give all the critters a scratch behind their ears :-)

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  19. The best to you and all in your cottage.
    Since his grey pal passed on, all my kitty wants is someone to lick his ears. He doesn't understand people don't do that.

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  20. Merry Christmas all x

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  21. Happy Christmas to You and Yours. May your stockings be filled with good stuff and your baubles be forever shiny! xxxx

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  22. Merry Christmas, John, Chris and your furry and feathered Family x

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  23. A wonderful Christmas to you, to Chris and to the whole menagerie.

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  24. I am resolved to try and visit Trelawnyd next year John....it sounds wonderful...happy and healthy Christmas to you both..xx

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  25. Near comatose Winnie ~ perhaps too much sherry triple for our favourite bulldog. BTW ~ where are her reindeer antlers? Have a wonderful day with family tomorrow x

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  26. Happy Christmas to you and yours, John; many thanks for all the posts which have cheered me throughout the year. Indeed cheered me so much that I will forgive your last remark which completely ruined that cosy, Christmassy, warm feeling. Just as I was tucking in to pate, cheese, biscuits and red wine in front of the telly and the Carols from Kings.

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  27. Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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  28. Happy Christmas John. Love Rachel xxx

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  29. Happy Christmas, Johnthedogs, Chris, and menagerie!

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  30. Merry Christmas to you, Chris and all the lovely doggies. Thank you for your interesting, entertaining and thought provoking blog, Jan Bx.

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  31. Happy Christmas John.x

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  32. happy Holidays to all of you. Thank you for your posts, which I have been reading for about a year, not quite sure how long.

    Hope you do another "guess the place" Google maps - loved the last one.

    Give Albert some extra treats tomorrow, am a sucker for a black cat.

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  33. You bring a smile to so many people's day.
    Many Thanks, John.
    Wishing You A Very Peaceful Christmas.

    xx

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  34. A second trifle - you do have some serious problems, John.
    Have a Merry, Merry!

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  35. ☆Merry Christmas, John!✰

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  36. You made it akl sound so lovely and rustic and peacefully beautiful---right up to the perfect John touch of licking the wax from Winnie's ears.
    Merry Christmas! Thank you for always brightening my earliet mornings, as I wake up at dawn to feed my pug puppy and read your blog.

    lizzy at gone to the beach

    PS I hope your own Baby Jesus gets a special treat!

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  37. Christmas Eve is lovely...I visited Ludlow market with my Mom this morning and later made 2 sherry trifles (one for tea tomorrow and one for Boxing Day). You will eat 2...no problem...but may need to diet in the New Year if Splitting your trousers is not to become a regular occurrence! Thanks for the effort you put into your blog and all the amusing incidents you share with us. Wish you, Chris and friends (and animals) a happy and private Christmas!

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  38. Modern times indeed.
    A chicken brought into church ceremoniously by Christine D ...
    Beats Dibley!

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  39. Thank you all , just off to bed after a busy day

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  40. A very merry one to you. Xx

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  41. Night night. Same here.x

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  42. Ham and picallili, now that is a good Christmas Eve. I hope you both have a wonderful and peaceful day tomorrow John.

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  43. All the very best to you and yours!

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  44. A Merry Christmas to you and to Chris ....have a wonderful holiday!

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  45. What is the sound of licking out Winnie's earwax? Slurp-slurp-SCHLOOP?

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  46. Happy Holidays, John & Chris and the rest of the gang :)

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  47. Merry Christmas to you all, human, furry, and feathered!

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  48. Having spent most of my childhood Christmases in Wales, I can picture the scene. Have a lovely day. Cro xx

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  49. Merry Christmas to you all x

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  50. Wishing you a wonderful holiday! X

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  51. Merry Christmas, John! XO

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  52. Merry Christmas to you and the animals from a sunny Brittany , hope you have a pleasant day .

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  53. Why is it that when i read your posts they make me laugh ? Maybe its because you come across as a man with a great sense of humour !!!!!! . I can see why your Secret Santa gifts were a little odd now as they knew you are the sort of bloke that can take a joke Thank you so much for being my 60 th follower. Happy Christmas......xx

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  54. Same to you and Chris and all your feathered and four-legged charges!

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  55. Have a wonderful Christmas!

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  56. Hope you both had a great day John and Chris, love the pic of Winnie getting an ear clean. Here's to a very exciting 2015!! xx

    Jo in Auckland, NZ

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