But first a story of last year’s event. There once was a man named Arend who signed up to the SJC secret santa. The morning afterwards, he awoke to find his name across many fine posters in the Dining Hall and adjoining corridors. “Arend for President”. “Arend, the Pride of Yellowknife”. “Arend, Four More Years”. They exclaimed his great being and sense of right. But who could it be Arend wondered? Who has recognised my true character?
What had I done for my Secret Santa? I picked Ronald’s name from the hat and began sending him some tricky riddles.The first one is the following: Tell me where MONKEYS WRITE. And the second one was so overly complex, that it kept Ronald working on it for a ridiculously long time. But for his effort, he earned various chocolate bars and an Advent Calendar. Plus his final present of two books. One was a personal favourite, Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. I’d recommend it.
So that just leaves me to count down the days to Christmas. But luckily, Guillaume provided me with an Advent Calendar to help me.