Grail Xmas Wishes

As Christmas approaches here in the Antipodes, I’d like to wish readers all the best for the holiday season, no matter which faith or non-faith you belong to. As a little Fortean Xmas present, here’s a wonderful presentation of Neil Gaiman’s dark poem Nicholas Was

And something else I came across via Paul McAuley’s Twitter feed: a very cool collection of Xmas covers from science fiction magazine Galaxy during the 1950s, created by the legendary Ed Emshwiller. Here’s one of my favourites (bubble helmets on the reindeer FTW):

All the best to each and everyone out there, and here’s wishing you a brilliant 2011!