Selection Box: Brett Nordquist “My Most Memorable Christmas Eve”

Today, Mr. Twitter October Brett Nordquist is stepping up the plate and Selection Boxing! — The year was 1987. It would be the first time I’d spend Christmas away from family and friends. Volunteering as a missionary for my church had taken me to Cologne, Germany where my friend and I would celebrate the holidays. Or […]

Selection Box: Simon McGarr “The Finger of Fudge”

Simon McGarr, Wordsmith of Tuppenceworth and walking barrel of Wit, is today’s selection boxer. (I secretly wish this was an endless Selection Box. Nyom, nyom). — When Alexia asked me for a morsel to add to her selection box, I imagined a grand theory of everything set out in 1,500 words. Every one of them would have been […]

Selection Box: Damien Mulley “Him”

The Christmas Day selection boxer is blog wunderking Damien Mulley. No lickarsing allowed! Shame. — It’s December 25th, 3am A lot of preparation goes into something like this. He’s got his list in his hand though he’s memorised it all already. In the old days houses didn’t have eircom alarm systems or big fuckoff security […]

Selection Box: Tommy Collison “Christmas Memories”

Today’s Selection Boxer is 007 guru and Pancake Tsar – Tommy Collison. Here with the Trusting. — Christmas in my house was always a fantastic time. This was before Patrick was away most of the rest of the year. Mum would pack me off to bed with threats and logic. A killer combo. Threats by way of the […]

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