Welcome to the latest episode of Dark Pennine Tales.
This time I am reading a short story from Samuel Minier, called "Falling Stars".
I hope you enjoy it
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He’s coming down your chimney tonight.
Krampus comes just once a year.
Lock up your naughty children as he’ll Ho Ho Hoist them away.
It’s all part of the service.
He wishes you a very Merry Christmas.
Saknas det avsnitt?
Ding dong Christmas Bells are ringing.
What a Merry time we’ll have.
An oasis in a flood.
Dry clothes. Warmth and a welcome.
Wait..what was that? A psycho!!!!
You can’t pick your family, especially your mother-in-law.
Traditions are important.
There is no stopping some people if they want to practice them.
It’s the light that will always burn, even if something has put every other light out.
Lights on the tree, lights in the sky.
Everyone all over the universe enjoys a Christmas feast.
This is a Christmas dish that you won’t want to be part of.
You can pick up all kinds of things when you go on a foreign mission.
Our government is there to help us.
To look after us.
Not bleed us dry.
This corruption comes right from the top.
Happy New Year.
We’ve enjoyed him for so many years.
Now he gets to enjoy us.
Look out it’s the gingerbread man – or men.
What’s he got in his hand?
Is that a present for me?
This gravy is so good, it’s hair raising.
Christmas dinner is always good, especially when someone else is cooking.
Gather round and meet your new family.
Eat hearty now!
Do not look this gift horse in the mouth.
That’s what Christmas is about.
Giving something special to other people who don’t have it.
They probably don’t want it either.
If you want a sweet escape – this is for you.
A new high?
Then this drug is for you.
It’s a strange brew, especially when on tap.
Enjoy a Christmas tradition from long ago.
Eggnog, festive lights and ancient monsters rampaging the land.
What’s not to love?
What could be sweeter than two little girls singing carols together?
Christmas is about the children.
All of them.
Indulge them with their fantasies and friends.
Your only a child once.
Delicious preserves really do get you through the winter.
Christmas secrets, like jewels they become uncovered.
Do you really know the people around you?
This could be quite jarring.
Oh please, can I have some more – I might find the sixpence.
Our heart's desire is not always what we should get.
There is a price.
This one starts at £850 but becomes even more costly.
This Festive Log is quite different than you might have experienced.
Perhaps you are one that likes Christmas in the sunshine.
You might not after this.
Fly me to the moon, Teddy.
Some people are full of Christmas Spirit.
They go out of their way to make other peoples Christmas’s unforgettable.
Check what your soft toy is stuffed with this year.
A dog is not just for Christmas.
Man’s best friend is a dog.
This one is needed even more on an isolated farm.
Keep out and question why you might be getting something cheap.
Old and new friends can party hard in this desolate mansion.
It’s something we look forward to every year.
Letting our hair down with our friends.
Perhaps making new friends.
This one might chill your bones.
He’s big, and he’s beautiful. And perhaps … brighter than you think.
Survival of the fittest.
It’s why we are all here.
Surely the Turkey has as much say in his future as any other bird.
He thinks he has more.
It’s so heartwarming when a long lost relative comes to visit at Christmas.
Heather, Lochs and bagpipes, there’s nothing more festive than a visit to Scotland.
Why not stay a while, there’s plenty of room.