Monthly Archives: December 2015

Who wants change? Who wants to change?

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It’s new years eve and we are all partying, right! Actually, I’m not. I’m sitting outside my daughters bedroom door reminding them that they should be asleep. I thought I would pass the…

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2015 in review

Just wanted to say hi & happy new year to you all and to thank you for reading my blog. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at … Continue reading

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He’s On Every Page Even If You Can’t See Him

Wally (or Waldo to our American & Canadian friends) wears bright clothing with red and white stripes but he can still be very hard to spot on the page of a ‘Where’s Wally’ book. Try this beach picture, can you … Continue reading

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How Do You Treat Your Minions?

So, who are your minions and how do you treat them? In the Despicable me films, the minions (the little yellow characters) are the servants of and workers for Gru. They do his work, they cook and clean for him and they … Continue reading

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The Fruit Tree That Was Left On The Shelf

My daughter took this fruit tree to her school Christmas party. Her teacher was so worried about it getting knocked over that she put it safely on a high shelf where it was found again (still very safe) after the party. The teacher was … Continue reading

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Thankyou and Merry Christmas

Just a short post today to thank all of you for reading my blog and also to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year. I write this blog to be honest about and to express my faith … Continue reading

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The Perfect Christmas Present

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There once were some parents who wanted to buy their child the perfect Christmas present. In the end they decided to get a bike which was something that he really needed and because they cared,…

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A Real Star, Sent With Love

At a Christmas event today, we provided people with cards that said ‘with love’ and also nativity stickers. There were some fairly impressive cards, but this one was my favourite. The aim of the activity was to help people to appreciate that … Continue reading

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The One About the Elf on the Shelf

Have you heard of the ‘Elf on the Shelf?’ The idea is that the Elf sits on a shelf in the daytime but then overnight he is moved to somewhere unusual and unexpected (often doing something funny). Children then wake up in … Continue reading

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No Room at the Inn or Somewhere Else?

In most nativity plays there is an Innkeeper who says (often too enthusiastically!) that they have no room. Was it the innkeeper who had no room or is there more to the story? Joseph was travelling to his ‘ancestral town’ of Bethlehem … Continue reading

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