Surround Drowned

…in Xmas Lps…IMG_6961

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…jingle bells…

 

 

…and the award for “Creepiest-Santa-On-A-Record-Label” goes to….

 

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This One Is For All My Fellow Retailers

…on this, the day before comsumo-fest…

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…jingle bells.

Oh Crap Is That The Date

…it’s the 21st of December and I haven’t yet posted pictures of this years Xmas album display…IMG_3314 IMG_3315 IMG_3316 IMG_3317

 

…it was my good friend Dee’s only “chore” when she gave me the afternoon off…and she did a damn fine job….

…this years Xmas record sales have equaled last years (3) and with a half promise on another, we may, for the fourth year running, be about to experience continued growing returns from this emerging market…

…speaking of “damn”… the figures for my nativity scene haven’t been as popular as I thought they would be…maybe I should stop referring to them as Xmas desecrations┬árather┬áthan Xmas decorations….

…(no photo of them as a group, sorry, but unlike the very well behaved cows and sheep, the my ass wouldn’t stay still for the shot)….

..(badum tisss)…

 

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…and finally…a framed, needle point piccy from 1958, of a little dog I got from the dump as an Xmas pressies for myself….

 

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…(yes, I have since taken the time to clean the seagull poo off of it)….

…jingle bells.

 

Why Do I Always Forget I’ve Said These Things

…in case you aren’t flying Virgin Australia this December…

…and don’t receive a copy of their inflight mag’ as an improvised Xmas gift from your eccentric Aunt….

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….I swear I don’t say this shit on purpose…it just comes out…

…and I’d forgotten that they spoke to me about it, so it came as some surprise when I did my usual “so, how did you hear about this shop” thing” and was shown this scrap of paper…

…retail tourettes as a marketing tool?…

…I’m getting quite good at it.

 

…(opposition record shops names & addresses destroyed courtesy of iPhoto!).