Retired Irish curmudgeon and part-time pirate. Currently hiding out in Ecuador
You have to understand my sense of irony and the fact that I can’t stand most Christmas music! ( Explanation for the latter … just ask anyone who has had to constantly listen to the stuff at their work, from November to January! )
It is certainly no joke / that the poor fool went broke / when knocked off his perch / by that two-timing birch. / Boled down by a stoke from an oak.
He always started his letters with Saulutations!
“God helps him who helps himself” ( And God help him who gets caught helping himself! )
Good one! You kept it a lot cleaner than I would have.
Here’s MacGowen, Christy MacColl, and the Pogues with their classic Fairytales of New York ( one of my favorite Christmas songs ).
And another of Shane MacGowen with my old friend Ronnie Drew (RIP) and The Dubliners.
I’m waiting for Andy to come home one night, throw his cap through the door, and holler at his wife, “Don’t pay the ransom, Florrie, I’ve escaped!”
The family that plays together, stays together!
Had a lot of pain lately, but that’ll hopefully change at noon, tomorrow.