Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Fast Away...

...The old year passes.  As it does, we can only hope to be as festive as ol' Mickey here.  And maybe not as killjoy as Frieda there in between him and the guy in the wizard hat.  Sheesh - if looks could kill!

Monday, December 29, 2014

Human Kindness

When I think fun, upbeat material for a New Year's Eve special, this is... not exactly what I come up with.  But then again I'm not the Smothers Brothers, and it's not 1967.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Christmas Past

I hope your Christmas has been lovely, if you have one.  Even if not, here's your chance to see my grandparents in distinctly festive mood.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Vedette de Noël

I hope your holidays are a shade less fraught than dear Mlle. Deneuve's appear to be.  I don't know about you, but I'm not usually reduced to hovering tensely near the tree in a fur and chain-smoking at least until the 27th.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Simple Joys

Do you have somewhere of which you are fond quite out of proportion to its objective merits?

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

And Away We Go

We hear the UK's rather festive this time of year; we decided it might be a good idea to check it out first-hand.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

After All These Years, Still Definitely Not a Fruitcake

Here at the Café, our Christmas holiday has started, so it seems appropriate to kick off the festive season in the way that's become something of a tradition hereabouts.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Hairway to Heaven

Sad news from Brussels this weekend - we're down one true-blue (and blue-blooded) Bouffant Aficionado with the death at 86 of Fabiola, the dowager Queen of the Belgians.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Check Your Personality

This is proving a rather trying week, for various reasons; all the better, then, that for once the Youtubes' usually mysterious "Recommended" feature turned up a treasure, which I joyfully pass on to you herewith.