Happy Christmas to all readers

There will be no new posting tomorrow, Christmas day. I have a turkey to cook and a good wine to drink.
Normal service will resume on Boxing Day for those who are not rushing off to the sales, and for all who have already broken or consumed their Christmas presents.

A happy Christmas to you all. Thanks for all your comments. It’s good to know there are so many strivers after the truth in this world of spin.

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8 Comments

  1. Chris Burley
    Posted December 25, 2008 at 12:22 am | Permalink

    Merry Christmas and happy blogging for 2009

  2. Paul
    Posted December 25, 2008 at 12:22 am | Permalink

    Merry Christmas to you and your family, and thanks for an excellent blog.

    (If you are wondering, I have been banished to my cubby hole so this missus can wrap my presents)

  3. Andy
    Posted December 25, 2008 at 10:31 am | Permalink

    Merry Christmas.

    Just a thought at this festive time of year –

    Having seen the news that Zavvi is going into administration Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling must be very pleased with themselves.

    MFI, DFS, Woolworths, Zavvi, Whittards, The Officers Club to name but a few – they’ve all benefiited from Superman’s efforts to save the world.

    The 2.5% reduction in VAT has been just the ticket for these retailers. This must be the thin end of the wedge and but a small taste of the increasing success of the Brown rescue package.

    They really must swallow their pride and think again before it’s too late.

  4. savonarola
    Posted December 25, 2008 at 10:40 am | Permalink

    Happy Xmas John.

  5. Beachhutman in Beijing
    Posted December 25, 2008 at 4:35 pm | Permalink

    And to you Mr Redwood. Here in Beijing it’s largely the good old pagan festival of midwinter!

  6. Susan
    Posted December 25, 2008 at 6:41 pm | Permalink

    Merry Christmas to you and yours, Mr Redwood, and thank you for your blog from which I’ve understood a great deal more than I otherwise would have done.

  7. Peter Turner
    Posted December 25, 2008 at 8:33 pm | Permalink

    And a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you. Please rid us of this useless government if you can.

  8. Acorn
    Posted December 26, 2008 at 11:41 am | Permalink

    All the best JR and fellow Redwoodians. Thanks for being the “real beacon of hope” for 2009.

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