December 14th - Simon Beck


See the whole image and the growing Advent calendar here.

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  1. Could someone ask the turtle doves to bring a fan tomorrow? It’s hot amongst all these pear-shaped Christmas lights. #W8PAdvent @OzKidsYALit

  2. The undercover turtle dove unit worked all year round... Even Christmas Day!

    @AlistairLane #w8padvent

  3. Send your true love pear trees
    (Much nicer gifts than socks)
    Hope the partridges survive
    The narrow letter box

    @JennyWriteMoore #W8PAdvent

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  5. "The turtle doves will never spot me," chuckled Ninja Partridge.

  6. The little girl said. 'At midnight on Christmas eve, by the light of the stars, you'll get REAL wings!' @MotherGoutte #w8padvent

  7. 'What a nice pear' said partridge to Tinkerbell. #W&PAdvent @riewriting #sorrybeenthepanto

  8. Ooops, should be a capital on Partridge - once again sorry for the panto humour but it is Christmas!

  9. Partridge hoped that the doves, hens and calling birds would help tidy up after last night's party in a pear tree.
    #W8PAdvent @GeorgeKirk2

  10. Stop being so negative and grow a pear. Well, one out of two aint bad. Oh, you meant a pair. Oops! #W8PAdvent @debbiecoope

  11. Great micro-stories to go with my illustration. Thanks, everyone!


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