Happy Solstice & Christmas

(all images by Carl Larsson)

1. The Snowman // story by Raymond Briggs, words and music by Howard Blake, BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth, First broadcast on 28th November 1988 on BBC Radio
2. Sister Winter // Sufjan Stevens 3. Blood on the Snow // Horse Feathers 4. The Bells of Christmas // Loreena McKennitt 5. The Christmas Song // Nat King Cole 6. In the Bleak Midwinter // Paper Aeroplanes 7. All that I Want // The Weepies 8. Through the Winter // The Woodlands 9. White Christmas // Bing Crosby 10. Dream Dream // Masumi Ito
(The Blue Castle - Lucy Maud Montgomery)

(1,3.lomaev anton, 2. Raymond Briggs, 4,5. unknown)


1. I Saw three Ships // Wise Children 2. I Am Christmas // Laura Hocking 3. You Never Come home For Christmas // Caitlin Rose (with Kevin Dewitt) 4. Love in a Cold Climate // Fiona Bevan 5. Winter song // Sarah Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson 6. The Heartache Can Wait // Brandi Carlile 7. My Favorite Sweater (Happy Holidays) // The Mountains & The Trees 8. Green Trees Red Hearts // Nat Jay 9. Christmastime is Here // Rosie Thomas 10. Holly, Ivy & Rose // Tori Amos 11. The Little Drummer Boy // Sufjan Stevens 12. Song For a Winter’s Night // Gretchen Peters 13. Home // Kate Rusby 14. Candlemas Eve // Kate Rusby 15. River // Joni Mitchell 16. Wool Coats // Poema

Merry Christmas everyone. I hope your holidays are filled with joy, love and fun (and food)
Much love xxx


  1. Happy Christmas/Solstice to you, too, MJ! (This post is wonderfully festive!) x

  2. merry xmas. and fantastic mixes, by the way.

  3. Merry Christmas, these are such lovely images.

    xx Carina

  4. Last Christmas I got a book filled with paintings by Carl Larsson by my mother. I adore his work. Especially the paintings of his garden.
    I want to wish a merry and wonderful Christmas to you, too. xx

  5. Merry Christmas to you too, you beautiful thing xxx

  6. Merry Christmas! Thank you for the mixes. I shall settle down with a mug of hot chocolate and listen to them later tonight. x

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