Apologies for the light to non-existent blogging, as things in the UK continue to get more pearshaped.
12 hour working days are taking their toll - and now there are a million things to do ... but tonight let's just give thanks and praise (i.e. Laban's all packed for once). A happy and a peaceful Christmas to all of you out there ...
I just love the singing on this - those Italian tenors ... Pope John Paul II live at the Vatican one Christmas in the late 70s - I think his first as Pope.
Michelle Obama addresses the Democratic convention
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