Sunday, 19 December 2010

The Hong Kong Twelve Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me:
 A tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:
 Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me:
Three furry friends
Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me:
Four jolly kids
Three furry friends
Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me:

Five chicken wings!
Four jolly kids
Three furry friends
Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me:
Six trotters dangling
Five chicken wings!
Four jolly kids
Three furry friends
Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me:
Seven roofs a-towering
Six trotters dangling
Five chicken wings!
Four jolly kids
Three furry friends
Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me:

Eight cows a-snoozing
Seven roofs a-towering
Six trotters dangling
Five chicken wings!
Four jolly kids
Three furry friends
Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me:
Nine strays relaxing
Eight cows a-snoozing
Seven roofs a-towering
Six trotters dangling
Five chicken wings!
Four jolly kids
Three furry friends
Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me:
Ten monks swashbuckling
Nine strays relaxing
Eight cows a-snoozing
Seven roofs a-towering
Six trotters dangling
Five chicken wings!
Four jolly kids
Three furry friends
Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me:
Eleven hikers hiking
Ten monks swashbuckling
Nine strays relaxing
Eight cows a-snoozing
Seven roofs a-towering
Six trotters dangling
Five chicken wings!
Four jolly kids
Three furry friends
Two local gods
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.


On the twelth day of Christmas my true love gave to me:
Twelve air-cons dripping
Eleven hikers hiking
Ten monks swashbuckl'ing
Nine strays relaxing
Eight cows a-snoozing
Seven roofs a-towering
Six trotters dangling
Five chicken wings!
Four jolly kids
Three furry friends
Two local gods...
And a tall glass of ice lemon tea.

Thank you for reading Land of no cheese.
I will be back in January!
Happy Christmas to all of you.

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7 comments:

  1. This is great - well done for putting it together.

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  2. I think those pics scared me a little.

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  3. just a taster of what you'll see! Good luck with your move.

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  4. ok, the trotters are creepy.
    and are you sure about the number of cows?
    or should i surrender my phd at once? =P

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  5. 100% sure! There are five in the group on the left.

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  6. and there is far worse than the trotters - market stall vendors beheading live toads while you wait, for example.

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