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Monthly Archives: December 2007

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this is me even after nearly three months without any chocolate (the cravings continue)

i really don’t like New Year’s eve.  i find it highly depressing – which for someone who’s generally fairly jolly is a bit of a disappointment.  i think it’s related to having to stay up to midnight, whilst knowing i need to start getting back in to the routine of getting up before 5am in a few days time, and fearful of carbon-free self induced jet lag.  or perhaps it’s just fear of progress.

whatever, i find it a bit sad.  which is in itself a bit sad.  so sorry to our visitors who will be staying with us for a couple of days.

but anyway, thanks for another fantastic year in blog land.  i’ve enjoyed doing this immensely. see you on the other side !

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tony’s doing the take-a-photo-of-yourself everyday.  so i took a photo of him and his camera down a glass

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you can see his photos here   he took one of me with a bottle of beer here.  it was a normal sized bottle, i was just a bit smaller then.

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here’s tony looking pleased with the trophy which we give each other every celebration day

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and here’s how tony greated us when we arrived.  his first words were “don’t talk” as he was in a particularly difficult part of a plumber based wii game

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and finally, here’s tony taking a picture

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this is the sister of the angel that appears on our christmas card (and the christmas vouchers) this year.  the actual angel was on the tree.  this one is on a stick which katie (in the background) was holding.  special thanks to katie’s family for letting me use their angelic tree icon this year.

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these skates were a christmas present for kezia last year.  kezia reminded herself of them this christmas and i spent a couple of hours dragging her around yesterday morning in the chilly coldness.  i didn’t take my camera (as i had my hands busy dragging her about).  whilst we were out 8 red kites were out enjoying the wind and sweeping low over out heads dramatically.

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