Christmas Day 2021
Christmas Day at The Laughline house is probably going to be a long day, but you never know, plans can often change. Take last year when we had to spend Christmas on our own because we had to self isolate.
As it stands, we have to go across town to pick up my Mother-in-law, then my wife’s son and his wife and young son are coming over, so 5 1/2 for the turkey feast. Her daughter and husband and other grandson will probably pop in later in the afternoon.
It’s turkey with all the trimmings as usual and my wife makes this wonderful sausagemeat and apricot stuffing. It’s really rich and to die for. Add some amazing roast potatoes, roast parsnips, lots of vegetables and thick dark gravy and it’s worth waiting a year for.
Well that’s the plan for now. Will keep you updated as things progress.
Christmas Day 2020
Christmas Day at The Laughline 2020 is going to be a quiet one spent at home, just the two of us.
Now that’s not the way it was planned of course, but two days ago my wife got an alert on the NHS app on her phone, telling her to self isolate for 10 days.
So, instead of picking her elderly Mum up and spending Christmas Day at her daughter’s with her grandson, we now can’t go anywhere until after midnight on New Year’s Day.
Ironically, it was the last shopping trip to the supermarket where she must have been in close proximity to someone who has since tested positive for Covid-19. I’m sure neither of us will get sick, but hopefully this will be the final nail in the coffin for 2020!
Of course I could have forced her to self isolate in the back bedroom for 10 days, but that would have been really unfair on both of us. It’s best to see this through together.
Hopefully we have enough food and booze to see us through to 2021. Just might need some more bread and milk, but otherwise ok.
I do have some weather predictions for the holidays, at least here on the south coast of England. It’s going to be dry, bright and sunny, lovely weather to go out for a walk, every day for the rest of the year. 2nd January will see it turning colder with wind and rain for several days, the only 2 days we can now go out before it’s back to work on 4th January!
But on the good side, we are still in good health, as are out friends and family. That’s the most important thing in life after all.
As for The Laughline, we have gone from around 1,700 jokes this time last year to over 2,300 at the present time. That’s about 600 new jokes, almost 2 new ones per day. We hope you have enjoyed them and keep coming back for more in 2021.
Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas 2020 and let’s hope next year is a year to remember for different reasons. A much happier year for all.
Christmas Day 2019
Well it’s Christmas Day at The Laughline and here it’s going to be a day spent with family and friends, thinking about the family and friends we can’t be with, as well as those loved ones who are no longer with us.
So a busy day for us, and almost certainly this is the only post from us today, but we have now over 1,700 jokes and funny pictures for you to enjoy if you want to search back through our archives.
Did you know that The Laughline has been going for 20 years? Only as this site for the last 10 years, but before that our jokes were compiled on another of our domains and also on several jokes mailing lists. We hope that you enjoy the results of our hard work, and just ask in return that you share our jokes with your friends to help brighten up someone’s day.
This has been a tough year for many people. Whether it’s health, money, relationships, bad luck or just listening to all the tragic news from around the world, there is a lot to drag us down on a daily basis. A smile goes a long way, a laugh goes even further. In this new year and new decade, let’s all help people to laugh and smile. Give people reasons to be joyful. It doesn’t matter if they are family, friends, or strangers passing on the street. Everyone needs a reason to feel happy if only for a moment. You can help be part of that magic.
So Merry Christmas from us. We hope this is a fantastic holiday season for you, and wish you all the best for 2020.