The North Wind Doth Blow – The World in the Middle of December – White Wine in the Sun anyone?

When I started my blog back in Mid May, I wasn’t sure if I would a) keep it up and b) find a voice. In the meantime I have wittered on about all sorts of things, quite a lot of food, but all sorts of other stuff too, see the index of sorts on the right. The common theme tends to be the passing of the seasons. This time of year always finds me reflective, probably writing the Christmas letter has something to do with it. Certainly when I wrote the 2008 letter I did not expect to decide on a complete job change; a lot has happened this year. One of the pleasing sides of blogging is seeing that people choose to view the blog from around the globe. The map above is the analytics for the blog since it started. Not surprisingly mostly from English speaking countries and parts of Europe where I already have friends or family; but plenty of other places too. The one thing I haven’t written much about is my love of all things map related, so one of my 12 days of Christmas blogs will redress that. In the meantime if you are keen on maps, mapping and cycling this is your official invite to join the 12 Days of Christmas Party #12DCP.

The wind is whistling around our house at the moment driving icy blasts from the North and we have had intermittent slow flurries today and yesterday with a severe weather warning for tonight and tomorrow. The complete opposite to the Tim Minchin White Wine in the Sun Christmas, he is attempting to challenge the x factor et al songs for the top spot – see what you think.

Spotify link for the post (doesn’t include the Minchin) here – list in words in first comment.


Posted on December 17, 2009, in #12DCP, cycling, Mapping, maps. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Regina Spektor – 20 Years Of SnowMONO – Ashes In The SnowTribute All Stars – Black IceSnowgoonsIILL BillIApathy – Black SnowBritney Spears – Break The Ice – Main VersionForeigner – Cold As IceWhy? – Eskimo SnowAu Revoir Simone – Fallen SnowThe New Pornographers – Hey, Snow WhiteOmarion – Ice BoxIan Brown – Ice Cold CubeVanilla Ice – Ice Ice BabyThe Cribs – Last Year's SnowMichael Bublé – Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It SnowShayne Ward – Melt The SnowThe Horrors – New Ice AgeEmiliana Torrini – SnowOrchestra Alec Medina – Snow – Hey OhExplosions In The Sky – Snow And LightsAce Frehley – Snow BlindReadymade FC – Snow LionAnggun – Snow On The SaharaEvanescence – Snow White QueenKings Of Convenience – Surprise IceThe Cure – The Real Snow WhiteCamel – The Snow Goose – Instrumental Album VersionNomy – This Heart Of IceJordin Sparks – Walking On Snow – Main VersionU2 – White As Snow

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