Monday, December 24, 2007

Stop, gifts and fog.

1. Town is busy, apart from a woman and a black dog who stand in a doorway watching the shoppers go by.

2. Katie comes round to my way of thinking that it's nice to unwrap a present when the person who gave it to you can see (thank you Jules!) So we take time out in the afternoon. We have raided each other's Amazon lists. She is as thrilled by the book of erotic knitting patterns as I am by my Loony Tunes DVDs. I wonder about the ideas of our homelife this little vignette will generate, however.

3. It is so foggy that familiar things take on strange shapes -- a lumpy tree trunk appears to have someone hugging it, so much so that I worry that they are lost and confused.


  1. Merry Christmas Claire and friends. I look forward everyday to reading your thoughts.

  2. Always fascinating to read your posts. Thanks for sharing your moments.

    Best wishes for many beautiful things at christmas time.

  3. Have a wonderful Christmas. I, too, like the tradition of opening a present in the presence of the giver. Besides, who can wait??? But now I'm really interested in the book of knitting patterns!



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