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Beautiful December

Now, when the garden awaits the return of spring
Now, when the silence is deep and blue
Now, when the winter has cast her spell again
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Here, where the snow is as soft as a woolly lamb
Here, where the nightfall is deep and blue,
Here, where the stars are so bright, you reach for them
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Child, may you sleep in gentle peace tonight
Dream of songs that rise on silken wings!
When you wake, enchanted by the snowspun light
Sing the songs that came to you in dreams,
Your beautiful December dreams
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The Turnip Prize

LynneLynne Your TeacherHomePosts: 9,656 mod
edited December 2015 in Art
As a counter to the Turner Prize, a pub in England now announces the Turnip prize every year. It's a contest which recognises the lack of effort made by all entrants, and has an amazing prize - a turnip mounted on a six-inch nail.

The results are - hilarious...

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-somerset-35010750
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  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0 ✭✭✭
    @lenny I didn't believe an award so. Is amazing how the winner gets, receives £25,000.
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Is this a real turnip?
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,656 mod
    @Biso - Yes, the Turner prize winner gets money, but the Turnip prize winner gets a turnip. As far as I know it's a real turnip @Bubbly.

    It's at times like this that I really miss England. :smile:
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0 ✭✭✭
    @lenny tradition that you find only to the own country. :)
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    I think I'd be in with a pretty good chance of winning the Turnip @Lynne. I used to always come last in most sports contests and I'm sure that just by holding a raffle ticket or betting on a horse I was jinxing it.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    Yesterday I actually did win a prize after all. It seems I might not be a good contender for the Turnip after all.
  • tigresstigress Posts: 4
    seems very different
  • jsimancasfjsimancasf Posts: 87 ✭✭
    Wow awesome!. Nobody would have imagined what was the worth of that turnip.
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