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Postby tedthered » Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:07 pm

'Twas The Night Before Christmas, (for the intellectuals amongst us)

'Twas the nocturnal segment of the diurnal period preceding the
annual Yuletide celebration, and throughout our place of residence,
kinetic activity was not in evidence among the possessors of this
potential, including that species of domestic rodent known as Mus
musculus. Hosiery was meticulously suspended from the forward edge of the
wood burning caloric apparatus, pursuant to our anticipatory pleasure
regarding an imminent visitation from an eccentric philanthropist among
whose folkloric appellations is the honorific title of St. Nicholas.

The prepubescent siblings, comfortably ensconced in their respective
accommodations of repose, were experiencing subconscious visual
hallucinations of variegated fruit confections moving rhythmically through
their cerebrums. My conjugal partner and I, attired in our nocturnal head
coverings, were about to take slumberous advantage of the hibernal darkness
when upon the avenaceous exterior portion of the grounds there ascended
such a cacophony of dissonance that I felt compelled to arise with alacrity
from my place of repose for the purpose of ascertaining the precise source

Hastening to the casement, I forthwith opened the barriers sealing
this fenestration, noting thereupon that the lunar brilliance
without, reflected as it was on the surface of a recent crystalline
precipitation, might be said to rival that of the solar meridian
itself - thus permitting my incredulous optical sensory organs to
behold a miniature airborne runnered conveyance drawn by eight
diminutive specimens of the genus Rangifer, piloted by a minuscule,
aged chauffeur so ebullient and nimble that it became instantly
apparent to me that he was indeed our anticipated caller. With his
ungulate motive power travelling at what may possibly have been more
vertiginous velocity than patriotic alar predators, he vociferated
loudly, expelled breath musically through contracted labia, and
addressed each of the octet by his or her respective cognomen - "Now
Dasher, now Dancer..." et al. - guiding them to the uppermost exterior
level of our abode, through which structure I could readily distinguish the
concatenations of each of the 32 cloven pedal extremities.

As I retracted my cranium from its erstwhile location, and was performing a
180-degree pivot, our distinguished visitant achieved - with utmost
celerity and via a downward leap - entry by way of the smoke passage. He
was clad entirely in animal pelts soiled by the ebony residue from
oxidations of carboniferous fuels which had accumulated on the walls
thereof. His resemblance to a street vendor I attributed largely to the
plethora of assorted playthings which he bore dorsally in a commodious
cloth receptacle.

His orbs were scintillant with reflected luminosity, while his submaxillary
dermal indentations gave every evidence of engaging amiability. The
capillaries of his malar regions and nasal appurtenance were engorged with
blood which suffused the subcutaneous layers, the former approximating the
coloration of Albion's floral emblem, the latter that of the Prunus avium,
or sweet cherry. His amusing sub- and supralabials resembled nothing so
much as a common loop knot, and their ambient hirsute facial adornment
appeared like small, tabular and columnar crystals of frozen water.

Clenched firmly between his incisors was a smoking piece whose grey
fumes, forming a tenuous ellipse about his occiput, were suggestive
of a decorative seasonal circlet of holly. His visage was wider than it was
high, and when he waxed audibly mirthful, his corpulent abdominal region
undulated in the manner of impectinated fruit syrup in a hemispherical
container. He was, in short, neither more nor less than an obese, jocund,
multigenarian gnome, the optical perception of whom rendered me visibly
frolicsome despite every effort to refrain from so being. By rapidly
lowering and then elevating one eyelid and rotating his head slightly to
one side, he indicated that trepidation on my part was groundless.

Without utterance and with dispatch, he commenced filling the
aforementioned appended hosiery with various of the aforementioned
articles of merchandise extracted from his aforementioned previously
dorsally transported cloth receptacle. Upon completion of this task,
he executed an abrupt about-face, placed a single manual digit in
lateral juxtaposition to his olfactory organ, inclined his cranium
forward in a gesture of leave-taking, and forthwith effected his
egress by renegotiating (in reverse) the smoke passage. He then
propelled himself in a short vector onto his conveyance, directed a
musical expulsion of air through his contracted oral sphincter to the
antlered quadrupeds of burden, and proceeded to soar aloft in a
movement hitherto observable chiefly among the seed-bearing portions
of a common weed. But I overheard his parting exclamation, audible
immediately prior to his vehiculation beyond the limits of
visibility: "Ecstatic Yuletide to the planetary constituency, and to
that self same assemblage, my sincerest wishes for a salubriously
beneficial and gratifyingly pleasurable period between sunset and


Ted the Red

(and no I didn't write it)

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Postby fredatinsch » Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:17 pm

Thats a hard one to follow Ted the Red....

I would like to wish you all, young and old, wise and stupid, nice and nasty, quick witted and slow on the up take, and THE MOD a very Happy Festive Period and all that you crave for in 2012. Remember this is Bulgaria and we dont always get what we wish for.....but there is no harm in wishing. Love to you one and all.

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Postby Simonita » Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:54 pm

Err - just trying to put names to all those adjectives Fredatinsch! :lol: Think I qualify for at least six of them.

Nice to have you back and hope that 2012 is a better year for you.

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all MYBGers,

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Postby walkage » Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:48 pm

Please accept without obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, politically correct, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral, celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasions and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all.

I wish you a financially successful, personally fulfilling and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2006, but with due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures or sects, and having regard to the race, creed, color, age, physical ability, religious faith, choice of computer platform or sexual preference of the wishee. By accepting this greeting you are bound by these terms that:

1. This greeting is subject to further clarification
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2. This greeting is freely transferable provided that
no alteration shall be made to the original greeting and that the
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3. This greeting implies no promise by the wishor to actually implement
any of the wishes or other expressed or implied covenants relating to the

This greeting may not be enforceable in certain jurisdictions and/or the
restrictions herein may not be binding upon certain wishees in certain
jurisdictions and is revocable at the sole discretion of the wishor.

This greeting is warranted to perform as reasonably may be expected within
the usual application of good tidings, or a period of one year or until the
issuance of a subsequent holiday greeting, whichever comes first.

The wisher warrants this greeting only for the limited replacement of this wish or issuance of a new wish at the sole discretion of the wishor. Any statements in this or other greetings or related communications from or by the wishor that contain reference to "the Lord", "Father Christmas", "Our Savior", "Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer", "Santa" or any other festive figures, whether actual or fictitious, dead or alive, shall not imply any endorsement by or from them in respect of this greeting, and all proprietary rights in any referenced third party names and images are hereby acknowledged.

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Postby shadrack » Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:01 pm

Would like to wish all at my bg a Happy Christmas and a great new year.I would also like to wish all friends that left bg through illness the hope that in the new year they are well enough to return regards rick :lol:

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Postby banshee » Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:38 pm

Happy Christmas to everyone on this Forum hope you have a good one eat drink and be merry ....I will definitely be merry ...more than once :partyman:

And to the grumpy one who says he doesn't like Christmas still like the presents :lol:

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Postby oldtimer » Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:11 am

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year :smt114

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Postby sue58 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:17 am

and a merry christmas to you. bobby is good.

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Postby marymo » Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:17 am

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to one and all.

Nollaig shona daoibh.

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Postby Keegan » Sat Dec 24, 2011 10:37 am

I hope everyone has a really good Christmas wherever you are.

All the best for 2012 Kath

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