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GBA 320 Christmas Special 2017

GBA 320 Christmas Special 2017

In GBA 320 we get better acquainted with Christmas (again). It's the 2017 Christmas Special!

This episode is contains three visits from clips of nearly Christmas past as I consider Christmas from the perspective of my 6 year old self and my 36 year old self. It also features my brother when he was 12 and my dad when he was 63.

I mention my series of personal essays about my dad: Down to a sunless sea: memories of my dad

And this piece by the brilliant Meg-John Barker: Rewriting the Rules of the Festive Season

Image for the episode by Paul Williams:

The episode ends with a Christmas song I wrote a few years back called "Time to be Nice" Here it is in video form:

This is my other Christmas song in video form: Ghosts of...

Happy Christmas and