Tag Archives: Christmas

Merry Christmas!

While Ms Soapbox was trying to get the dog to sit still for his annual Ziggy under the Christmas Tree photo Mr Kenney was busy telling The Sun how he was going to prevent bozo eruptions in the UCP…and had … Continue reading

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A Double Dose of Christmas

This Christmas was unusual…even for the Soapbox family. Missy* our eldest daughter is a nurse working in Victoria.  She was scheduled to work over Christmas which meant that for the first time ever the Soapbox family was not going to … Continue reading

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The Traditional Christmas Blog

The Soapbox family, like your family, does not live in a Norman Rockwell painting. Our Christmas traditions run the gamut from Dolly Parton Christmas carols (don’t ask) to an amazing Christmas dinner prepared to perfection by his nibs, Mr Soapbox. … Continue reading

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Ode to the Smack Down Chocolate Orange – with apologies to the poet John Keats

John Keats’ poem Ode on a Grecian Urn was a flop when it was first published in 1819, largely because of the last two lines:  Beauty is truth, truth beauty, that is all ye know on earth, and all ye … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Soapbox Family

I love Christmas and the quirky Christmas traditions that have sprung up in the Soapbox household. The tradition I love the most is me not making the turkey dinner.  I was banned from the kitchen years ago after the safety … Continue reading

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