Thursday 23 December 2010

Old School Christmas

As the day is nearly upon us, and as I'm unlikely to be posting on the 25th, here is a little treat for you all: back in 1971, an animated Christmas Carol was made that still stands proud amongst the multitude of imitators since. I like this one because of the thoroughly retro feel to its animation, bringing to mind the original Victorian illustrations and with more than a hint of Gustave Dore's cityscapes.

I'd like to raise a glass of port to you all this Christmas; 2010 may not have been the best of years for the world but I'm glad to have all of you as followers and hope that I can offer you many months and indeed years of reading. My best wishes to you all and to all your friends and families.

And now, the movie:


  1. Yuletide Felicitatations to you and yours old chap!

    Heres to 2011......B-)

  2. Buon Natale!
    ...and a Merry New Year!


  3. A cosy Christmas and the best wishes for 2011 to all the Grognards. Look forward to reading your stuff for years to come.

  4. I'll second the "looking forward to reading your stuff for years to come" sentiment, I was rereading some of those Saturday Night Fight Clubs, and those were great posts!

    Best wishes for 2011, to you and the familial Grognards.


  5. Wishing you well for the holiday weekend and a fantastic 2011. Happy Day.

  6. Merry Christmas to you and your family, DG.

  7. Thanks for everything this year and Happy Christmas to you and yours!