Browsing through the archives, I am unsurprised to notice how often I moan about advent calendars, those expensive pieces of packaging justified by a miniscule volume of cheap chocolate, which I usually enjoy ripping the back off and consuming in … Continue reading
In a world where political and public health decisions are dictated by the Great Festival of Consumption, Uborka carries on, friendly and free. Mince pies are absolutely not allowed this week, because the Great Festival of Consumption doesn’t start until … Continue reading
So last year I kicked off Yulevent by moaning about advent calendars, which is an important family tradition that has been going on around here for a good ten years. Then krissa introduced us to a Christmas Tree called Margo, … Continue reading
Last year on Uborka we celebrated Yulevent with a daily post from the lovely Uborka family. We’re not making so much effort this year, as you can already tell; but I’ve been thinking that some edited highlights might get us … Continue reading
Well, there it is then. Yulevent, all done and dusted. I’ve enjoyed reading the various contributions, some people writing about their particular modus Christmerandi, others writing about particular events that have influenced how they experience the season, and others picking … Continue reading
Posted by Donkey on behalf of Bekki (@pigwotflies) Christmas in the PWF family is about, in roughly equal measure: Jesus; food; presents and squeezing as many family members as possible into one room.
Posted by Donkey on behalf of Amy [@cat_knits] “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” Er no. It’s really not. “In the bleak mid-winter…” Again no. It’s sunny. I’m wearing flip flops (or jandals) and high factor sunscreen. “Snow … Continue reading
It’s the shortest day, which might mean rushing around like fools trying to get everything done, or it might mean howling at the moon and praying for the light. Either way, if you have an uborka login please feel free … Continue reading