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The 21st Of December 2019 #howtomakegravyday

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The 21st of December.
Paul Kelly’s How To Make Gravy.
This year, here’s a TED talk in which Kelly speaks about the song, its background and creation.
He then provides a reading and a rendition.
I like that what Kelly thought was a novelty song resonates with people in ways he never anticipated.
It was not written to manipulate our emotions, but rather engages with our emotions because it seeks to make us yearn for connections and experiences that are deep in memory and relationships.
“That’s the great thing about Christmas it comes around every year, so you always get another shot.”

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