Five Things I Hate About Christmas

The old saying goes that there’s nothing as certain as death and taxes. In the modern western world, I think we can add Christmas to that list too. Once you hit October it consumes pretty much everything going forward from there. Weeks and weeks of preparation for one day. As a child, I loved Christmas. … Continue reading Five Things I Hate About Christmas

Fatherhood–The Toddler and the Thirty-Four-Year-Old Boy

Almost two years ago I composed a rather popular piece on fatherhood. It had to be done. Although I don’t define myself simply as a parent, I do recognise that I’m viewed by most as being one ahead of anything else I might perceive myself to be. That’s fine. It makes perfect sense. Having just … Continue reading Fatherhood–The Toddler and the Thirty-Four-Year-Old Boy

Shenanigans

I think we all know that group of lads who are or were a bunch of tearaways. It’s pretty much a given that boys will wind up connecting with other boys and, together, find themselves in a host of misadventures. I was no exception to the rule. I met two of my best friends (Andy … Continue reading Shenanigans

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Magic of Christmas

I know many will be posting today to wish their followers glad tidings and so on and I figured I should throw my weight behind the number. So here it is…MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY!!! I think Christmas is important. I think it’s absolutely vital to be honest. For somebody who is vociferously atheist that may sound … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Magic of Christmas

Santa Claus Is Comin’…(Short Story)

Saint Nicholas. Santa Claus. Kris Kringle. Father Christmas. Whatever name you know him by, he exists. It was proven about seven or eight years ago; around 2016. The myths we all knew and loved turned out to be solid fact. He does live in the North Pole. His workshop is invisible. Elves really do all … Continue reading Santa Claus Is Comin’…(Short Story)