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By tigtog on December 24, 2013
What to do with the food that’s still in the fridge on Boxing Day? Too much of it these days tends to get thrown out after the gathering is over because it’s too much to get through before it goes off, and that’s a terrible waste.
By Mindy on December 17, 2012
Open Christmas thread. All Christmas all the time!
By shonias on December 12, 2012
There’s been a bit of the annual Twitter discussion recently about Santa Claus. Specifically about how to handle the “Is he real?” questions, and the personal and social ramifications of same.
By tigtog on December 6, 2011
…it will be school holidays soon, regardless of the weather, and Giftocalypse follows hard on those heels.
By tigtog on December 22, 2009
There will probably still be the occasional post over the next few weeks, but I think we’re mostly either horrendously busy or already enjoying a holiday. There will definitely be, at the appropriate times, an open Dr Who (Ten’s Finale) Open Thread for those of you who catch up with it as soon as it’s broadcast in the UK, and an occasional Femmostroppo Reader.
By tigtog on December 25, 2008
It’s well after 6 a.m. on Xmas morning and they’re still in bed. Related posts: That “Feminist Whore” code in Dead Island game: nice to see a proper apology Virtual Travelling: kids and companion toys Linguistics question: Pluralising proper-noun exemplars? Japan officially recognizes Ainu as indigenous people for first time So, my kids really are […]
By tigtog on December 13, 2007
So, how’s everybody else doing? I’m panicking. Cards, gifts, decluttering – I’m behind on all of it. Today I have to drastically trim the rampant “La Nina summer” foliage in the garden (tomorrow is the fortnightly Green Waste collection that our wonderful Greens-heavy council introduced a few years ago) and deal with a beehive that […]
By tigtog on December 27, 2005
FX: beat – all together now: …but I couldn’t possibly comment! Yes! My family got me the complete Francis Urqhart trilogy on DVD for Xmas, also the Firth-Ehle Pride and Prejudice mini-series, and the 1st season of Black Books. Hugs all around and kisses to the BBC. Merry Christmas, one and all. Anyone who has […]