Advent the arrival of someone or something important. The month leading up to Christmas Angel  a spiritual being acting as a messenger of God (usually shown as a human being with wings) Bethlehem  a small town in the Middle East, birthplace of Jesus Christ Boxing Day 26th December Chimney  a vertical pipe in a house… Read More CHRISTMAS VOCABULARY


Funeral Blues  (by W. H. Auden) Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead Scribbling on the sky the message ‘He is Dead’. Put crepe bows… Read More FUNERAL BLUES