Category Archives: Christmas stories

Make a wish

It was that time of the year and Ellie was filled with excitement just at the thought of having everyone home for Christmas. The tree was up and had been decorated overnight with sparkling lights and red taffeta ribbons. In … Continue reading

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13. A Candle in the Winter Darkness

  Artwork by Enrique Cropper “Happy Christmas” said my wife as she kissed me on the forehead and I realise I have, somewhat unusually, slept in late. In that instant, lying in bed still half asleep, I feel a sensation … Continue reading

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Je n’aime pas Noël

(Poème de Noël, en alexandrins) Je n’aime pas Noël. Je n’aime pas les cadeaux. Et puis le père Noël, il est gros et pas beau. Acheter des cadeaux, se faire péter le foie, être heureux à date fixe, vraiment très … Continue reading

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The logic of the living

The door opened silently and she came into the bedroom. White light filtered through the closed curtains. She guessed that the moon was high in the sky. The smells of the seasonal cooking still lingered in the air and she … Continue reading

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A Christmas Surprise

The Cat hid in the empty cake box placed on the kitchen table – it was to be washed and filled with Xmas biscuits not yet baked. Its lid was inlaid with snowflakes. The Ave Maria performed by the Viennese … Continue reading

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