December 9, 2013

Sounds like Christmas

Amy tweeted recently: Salvation Army Brass band. So wonderfully Christmassy. So weird in warm early morning sunshine. Can’t quite process this yet. — Amy (@Cat_knits) December 2, 2013 and in a wibbly wobbly timey wimey whoosh I was 7 or … Continue reading

December 8, 2013

Jigsaw puzzle family

Posted by Donkey on behalf of Ms Gammidgy. Despite being over 30 every Christmas up to this point has been spent at my parent’s house, mostly with just my immediate family in attendance. This Christmas marks a landmark moment for … Continue reading

December 4, 2013

Christmas Baking

A Canadian Christmas is directly tied to our geography. Come December we are the frozen north of our clichéd reputation.  The ultimate American holiday is Thanksgiving, but for us it Christmas.  We are keenly aware of Solstice and by mid-month … Continue reading

December 3, 2013

As the year turns

Let’s set the tone… turn the speakers up, pop your headphones in, and give this album a listen: Thea Gilmore – Strange Communion. If you’ve not heard it before, this is one of my favourite Christmas albums.