Tag Archives: Christmas

Tale Weaver – Gift – December 24th – The Gift

Christmas preparations had been going on all week. I was proud of the job we had done on the Christmas tree, festooned with colour and flashing lights. Underneath we had laid our gifts but there was one gift that caught … Continue reading

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#WQWWC #3: Winter

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”–Hal Borland The above quote is so true. Especially in my part of the world. No matter how harsh the season is there is always the thought that following winter, or in … Continue reading

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What do you see # 61 – 21st December 2020 – Bringing On Christmas.

It was that time of the year again. The kids were at me, the wife demanding, the pressure building, shopping to be done and it seemed everything and everyone was demanding something of me and my resolve was fading by … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #110 – Crisp and Christmas

Crisp my aged companion and I were out walking and looking up she saw the elf. “Well there’s someone with a axe to grind,” she remarked. “How so?” I asked. “They’ve crucified the elf.” Crisp had made it clear she … Continue reading

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#Writer’s Quotes Wednesday Writing Challenge #2 Anticipation

Hitchcock was right. The anticipation of what is to come or what might come can be terrifying or in my case, just plain worrying. With Christmas just a few weeks away there is always the anticipation of the weather we … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #317 – Joan’s Grandad

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com When Joan was little she knew she loved her Grandad. She also knew he loved her. He had a habit of showing up at her place carrying a shopping bag within which he hid something … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Angel #writephoto – An Angel at the Door

It came as a great surprise to open the door and find an angel standing there. The angel in question looked somewhat dishevelled, and the gormless look on his face suggested he was not as confident as one might expect … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #254 – Christmas Tales – 19/12. – Where was Bunder?

There was great concern because the elf had not turned up. The three boys were worried as the elf, called Bunder, usually came by their house and this year he had failed to turn up. Added to their misery was … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #116 – Expectation and Waiting.

Image: Gerd Altmann at Pixabay It was that funny time of the year between expectation and waiting. Around him, the time had come for preparation, decorations to be hung, gifts organised, the catering to be finalised as to who was … Continue reading

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Twittering Tale #116 – 25 December 2018

At midnight a single light shone from an upstairs window. The old man wrapped the only gift he gave each year. The tree in the yard was festooned with the signal bauble. At one minute past, he heard the tap. … Continue reading

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