.. to my dear, loyal, dwindling band of readers.
However rubbish our assailants have made our country and our world, may I wish you the compliments of the season and pray (if not hope) for a peaceful and prosperous new year.
Hmm, there seems to be something missing this Christmas in social conservative land. Something elvish.
In the spirit of tribute rather than mere imitation, here instead is my own humourous echo of those ancient alfar.... if you can stand wading through the inevitable advertisement.
God bless us , every one.