Wednesday, November 16, 2005

There's another one!

And this one is a flippin' Tory Council! Havant has outlawed the word Christmas and banned Santa’s grotto from its shopping centre because of the fire risk! It must be true - it's in The Sun!The annual £5,000 display of Christmas lights partly funded by local businesses, is being renamed the “Festival of Lights”.

“Festival of Lights”? I ask you, surely this could offend the Hindus!

Still you could argue that Christmas itself 'borrowed' the pre-existing Yule festival from British pagans, so the mid-winter festival losing its religious status is merely a return to normal.

Here's hoping for a Happy Winterval.. Bah humbug! I LOVE Christmas!

Gavin Corder's Blog: Celebrity Winterfest!


Blogger Lightning said...

So that will mean they have to have a switching on of the "Festival of Lights", what is this country coming to. Next we will have " the seven vertically challenged men" on Christmas television, I presume you are allowed to say Christmas!!

Wed Nov 16, 04:03:00 PM GMT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would those vertically challenged men all be in love with the same beautiful Snow Coloursnotimportant...who would have been poisoned by the wicked English accented witch?

Wed Nov 16, 05:58:00 PM GMT  
Blogger ianhug66 said...

It's all getting a bit ott this pc crap, christmas will always be christmas, I love it.

Wed Nov 16, 07:04:00 PM GMT  
Blogger Span Ows said...

Wow, Ian's panther looks good in black on white!...oops...can I say that?

Wed Nov 16, 09:47:00 PM GMT  
Blogger Gavin Corder said...

It is a panther of colour so I suppose you can...

Wed Nov 16, 09:53:00 PM GMT  
Blogger Milt Bogs said...

Here's a link for you.About stamp problems at the Royal Mail.

Thu Nov 17, 06:34:00 PM GMT  
Blogger Gavin Corder said...

Wherever did you find that? Great work from Dudley! Keep it up!

Thu Nov 17, 09:13:00 PM GMT  

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