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Thank Goddess the Season of Cheer is Over

Finally, all the hype by advertisers for Xmas is gone, and gone with it the ads for booze and partying that go with New Year. To my great relief. I loathe Xmas - the expectations, the traumatic childhood memories, the shops full of carols and the drunken rioting by youth-on-the-Xmas-excuse, rampaging. Uggh.

However, on a lighter note, I've clocked the earliest hype for Easter that I've yet seen. K-mart, an Aussie grocery and cheap department store chain, has had Red Tulip Chocolate…

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Added by Fran J on January 20, 2008 at 6:27 — No Comments

First post - Nov. 17

Having difficulty typing. A storm is brewing outside and will have to turn off PC soon. Trembling Shih-tzu (who's scared of storms) glued to lap and getting in the way of the keyboard. Mind you, when the big tsunami they keep predicting hits Oz one day, the Shih-tzu will have warned me by the terrified act and we'll make sure to avoid Sydney for a while (thus avoiding the seaside) and escape it all.

Creative notes - Finished a viking weave bracelet last night, but…

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Added by Fran J on November 17, 2007 at 3:32 — No Comments

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