Advent Calendar 2016 | Overview I hope that you had an amazing Christmas! And I do hope that you enjoyed reading the contributions to the 2nd edition of the Advent Calendar! First of all I would like to thank all of the contributors, without you this project would not have been possible. Thank you to all of those who jumped in last minute to save … Continue reading Advent Calendar 2016 | Overview
Day 24 | Advent Calendar
Happy Christmas Eve!
This is my post for Solveig Werner’s lovely advent calendar.
I’ll introduce you to an old friend of mine the bubble monster: Serena’s Bubble Monster and write a new story about bubbles, especially for Christmas!
Serena’s Bubble Snowman by Marjorie Mallon
Serena tiptoed in from work, as quietly as she could, hoping not to disturb anyone. The kids were tucked up in bed. If she woke them it would be a nightmare. Tomorrow held the promise of a very special day – Christmas Day. She sighed, how her feet ached. It had been a very long day, she’d spent the majority of it standing, serving customers all day. Her husband slept soundly in their bedroom, his snores sounding like faraway rumbles. How she envied him his ability to switch off and escape into dreamland so effortlessly.
She poured herself a large glass of wine and walked into the bathroom. Turning the taps on she considered whether it would be wise to tip in some bubble bath, or perhaps even her new Snowman Bar. After what had happened the last time she paused to consider whether that would be wise… Continue reading “Serena’s Bubble Snowman by Marjorie Mallon | Day 24 | Advent Calendar 2016”
Day 23 | Advent Calendar
A Magic Place
Last night, I was woken by the whispering sound of various voices. Curiosity paired with the need to go to the bathroom pushed me out of bed.
As I tiptoed into the living room I could not trust my eyes and definitely not my ears. What I saw and heard was just magic. Continue reading “A Magic Place | Day 23 | Advent Calendar 2016”
Day 22 | Advent Calendar
Christmas Dreams by Willow Willers
It is dark and very cold,
I snuggle deep into my blanket fold.
There is no noise, nor light to see
My beloved teddy next to me. Continue reading “Christmas Dreams by Willow Willers | Day 22 | Advent Calendar 2016”