Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas

I guess you weren't expecting this ... an Australian animals/birds  version of "The Twelve Days of Christmas"
On the Twelfth Day of Christmas my true love gave to me 
12 parrots prattling 
11 numbats nagging 
10 lizards leaping
9 wombats working
8 dingoes digging
7 possums playing 
6 brolgas dancing
5 kangaroos 
4 koalas cuddling 
3 kookaburras laughing 
2 pink galahs 
And an emu up a gum tree  .... ( this of course is highly unlikely!)

The tag is stamped and hand drawn over a computer generated text.
Today here it was 30 degreesC - so, Christmas has a very different feel to it from the cold and wintry scenes many of you experience in the northern hemisphere. Hope you all have a great week! Wilma

13 comments:

  1. That sure is different! Sounds nice and warm too. I'm freezing today!!

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  2. Loving the tag and your version of the song! Valerie

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  3. Tehehehe, thats such a fun tag. Must look up a couple of those animals though, no idea what a brolga is, for example.

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  4. A real fun tag and a very different list of gifts

    Chrissie xx

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  5. I had a real chuckle at this! very funny great tag. x

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  6. That is hilarious!! Great job Wilma :o)

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  7. so creative--love this version!

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  8. so much fun! i love the use of your local creatures. fun tag. xo

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  9. What a fun take on this carol. Love it!

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  10. Brilliant!! I love the idea of an emu up a gum tree. A wonderful tag. Carolyn xx

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  11. I LOVE your Australian animals take on this challenge! Your artwork is perfect too. Blessings!

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  12. Wilma I have prattling parrots, leaping lizards and an even bigger gaggle of kookaburras that I would be delighted to share with you. I pulled this poem out too but went somewhere else.
    Be wary of those galahs and happy Christmas to you!
    PS the Kookaburras timing leaves a lot to be desired - 3 o'clock in the morning they are still partying.

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  13. Fabulous tag, love the idea.

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