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PricklyHolly Report 22 Dec 2017 17:21

Feel free to join in and add your own message.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Let your heart be light
From now on, our troubles will be out of sight
Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Make the Yuletide gay
From now on, our troubles will be miles away
Here we are as in olden days
Happy golden days of yore
Faithful friends who are dear to us
Gather near to us once more
Through the years we all will be together
If the fates allow
So hang a shining star upon the highest bough
And have yourself a merry little Christmas now.

Wishing everyone the most wonderful Christmas.

Very special thoughts to all our GR friends who are sadly no longer with us. <3

Enjoy everyone........Love Prickles. <3 <3 <3


Mersey Report 22 Dec 2017 17:33

Lovely thought Pwicks <3 <3

Wishing everybody a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all....

A time for reflection, special memories for all those around us and near us

<3 <3 <3


Andrew Report 22 Dec 2017 17:59




**Ann** Report 22 Dec 2017 19:19

Merry Christmas to you and yours Prickles, and to all our friends on GR <3 <3 <3


PricklyHolly Report 22 Dec 2017 19:22

I wonder why Andrew left out the letter "L" ?

Andrew........explain yerself!



MotownGal Report 22 Dec 2017 19:22

It was Christmas Day in the workhouse...................................

that's enough of that.

Merry Christmas to one and all.

Remembering all those who are not with us this year.

<3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3


Nyx Report 22 Dec 2017 20:00

No L, Noel :-)

Happy Christmas one and all xx


'Emma' Report 22 Dec 2017 20:02

Merry Christmas everyone <3 <3


PricklyHolly Report 22 Dec 2017 20:22

Ah, Rose

No "L"

I get it now. :-D


LaGooner Report 22 Dec 2017 20:22

I deleted my earlier post as when I reread it was full of doom and gloom.

Thinking of friends who have left us and the many friends we still have on here.
Have a very Happy Xmas and a Peaceful and prosperous New Year. <3 <3 <3


PricklyHolly Report 22 Dec 2017 20:37

Only one post on here that was full of doom and gloom Lagooner.

He has deleted now so.........onwards and upwards.

<3 :-D <3


LaGooner Report 22 Dec 2017 20:40

I missed that but I bet I knew who it was. :-D

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 22 Dec 2017 20:51

A Very Merry Christmas to all GR Friends old and new.

May you all have a brilliant time.

Also Remembering all those GR Friends in Heaven who we all miss.They will behaving a right old knees up in Heaven.

All the Best for 2018. <3 <3 :-D :-D <3 <3


Allan Report 22 Dec 2017 21:42

It was Christmas Day in the workhouse
The merriest day of the year
The paupers and the prisoners
Were all assembled there.

In came the Christmas pudding
When a voice that shattered glass
Said, “We don’t want your Christmas pudding
So stick it there with the rest of the unwanted presents.”

The workhouse master then arose
And prepared to carve the duck
He said “Who wants the parson’s nose
And the prisoners shouted “You have it yourself, sir.”

The vicar brought his Bible
And read out little bits.
Said one old crone at the back of the hall
“This man gets on very well with everybody.”

The workhouse mistress then began
To hand out Christmas parcels.
The paupers tore the wrappers off
And began to wipe their eyes, which were full of tears.

The master rose to make a speech
But just before he started
The mistress, who was fifteen stone,
Gave three loud cheers and nearly choked herself.

And all the paupers then began
To pull their Christmas crackers.
One pauper held his too low down
And blew off both his paper hat and the man’s next to him.

A steaming bowl of white bread sauce
Was handed round to some.
An aged gourmet then called aloud
“This bread sauce tastes like it was made by a continental chef.”

Mince pie with custard sauce was next
And each received a bit.
One pauper said “The mince pie’s nice
But the custard tastes like the bread sauce we had in the last verse!”

The mistress dishing out the food
Dropped custard down her front.
She cried “Aren’t I a silly girl!”
And they answered “You’re a
perfect picture as always ma’am !”

“This pudding “, said the master,
“Is solid, hard and thick.
How am I going to cut it?”
And a man cried, “Use your penknife sir, the one with the pearl handle.”

The mistress asked the vicar
To entertain his flock.
He said, “What would you like to see ?”
And they cried, “Let’s see your conjuring tricks, they’re always worth watching.”

“Your reverence, may I be excused ?”
Said one benign old chap.
“I don’t like any conjuring tricks.
I’d sooner have a carol or two around the fire”

So then they all began to sing
Which shook the workhouse walls.
“Merry Christmas!” cried the master,
And the inmates shouted “Best of luck to you as well sir!”

Merry Christmas to all, but my own personal feelings are...Bah Humbug!
:-D :-D :-D


Andysmum Report 22 Dec 2017 21:43

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year. :-) :-)


PricklyHolly Report 22 Dec 2017 22:34

You don't fool any of us Allan.

We all know you love Christmas really.

;-) :-D


JoyBoroAngel Report 22 Dec 2017 23:05

Merry Christmas everybody :-D :-D


Londonbelle Report 23 Dec 2017 07:09

Merry Christmas to everyone <3 <3

Prickles opening song is my favourite :-D


JoyLouise Report 23 Dec 2017 09:26

A happy and joyous Christmas to everyone and a fab new year.

To those who are scheduled to work over Christmas - a big THANK YOU. <3


Barbra Report 23 Dec 2017 12:03

A very Merry Christmas to one & All Hope 2018 brings you Peace Joy & that all your wishes & dreams come true <3 <3 :-D