My Sparkly Christmas

Another poem from the hard drive.  A little more festive, this one was written for a church competition.  It won. My Sparkly Christmas A poem by Kirsty Brown It sparkles in the daylight It sparkles in the night It’s everywhere I look around It’s even on the ground My favourite is the silver But there’s other colours too Gold, purple, red or blue Multicoloured, what’s for you? In class we use it everyday When Christmas comes around The green’s a tree, a shiny blue sky And there’s silver sparkly snow! I find it on my trousers My coat, my shoes-my … Continue reading My Sparkly Christmas

Who Would Know ‘Silent Night’ Backwards?

Arthur Christmas, that’s who.  Son of Malcolm and Margaret Christmas, brother of Steve. Arthur Christmas is, in my opinion, the latest must see festive movie.  Filled with everything that a good Christmas movie should have-lots of snow, an overdose of christmassy cheer, a splash of emotion and of course an overweight man (it’s not politically correct to say fat anymore, is it?) with a beard and a red suit. The story takes place on Christmas eve, when Santa’s out busy doing his rounds to all the children of the world.  Steve is head of operations running his regimental elf task force, Malcolm is … Continue reading Who Would Know ‘Silent Night’ Backwards?

It’s Not The Season To Be Bleezin’

Aaaaah, December.  The month of Christmas parties, nights out, Christmas Day and Hogmanay.  The month where excessive alcohol consumption is more prominent than any other. What if you’re driving though?  We are all aware of the consequences of drinking and driving.  Sure, you could get a taxi.  What if you’re like me though, what if you just don’t drink? (I personally can’t stand the smell of alcohol.  Some people have health issues that stop them from drinking.  Maybe you’re pregnant.  Maybe you’re a recovering alcoholic, or maybe you’re trying to support somebody who is.)  Fear not!  There are alternatives out there. There’s … Continue reading It’s Not The Season To Be Bleezin’