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Vancouver Christmas Lights 1984

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Something Borrowed, Something True

I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing This one started out as a Coca Cola advert in 1971.   The advert proved so popular that the lyrics were adapted to a song which the New Seekers then recorded.   … Continue reading

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A (Not So) New Angle on Christmas

A Spaceman Came Travelling During our dinner discussion last night, one of our guests brought up the surprise he had when listening to David Bowie’s Starman and really hearing the lyrics for the first time. This brought up the subject … Continue reading

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A Family Tradition

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But, It’s Christmas Eve!

Scrooged (1988) Francis Xavier Cross is a cynical, mean spirited television executive, he treats his loyal assistant with contempt. He just sacked a member of staff on Christmas Eve for simply disagreeing with him, and he’s alienated himself from his … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

All You Need is Love Love, love, love Love, love, love Love, love, love There’s nothing you can do that can’t be done Nothing you can sing that can’t be sung Nothing you can say, but you can learn how … Continue reading

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A New Christmas Carol

Every Day Is Christmas This new TV movie is inspired by the Charles Dickens classic,  A Christmas Carol. A shrewd money manager Alexis Taylor (Toni Braxton) gets the holiday visit of a lifetime. A self-proclaimed workaholic who “humbugs” love, Alexis ends … Continue reading

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