Gnomes Vie for Ice Hockey Medal

It was Gnomes against Goblins in this last competition of the IMPS* Olympics. Henri of Team Gnomes managed to pull off a hat-trick despite 2 offsides by the opposing Goblins in the first period.  But it was Team Goblins who won the match and the gold medal. A number of minor penalties were called on […]

Henri Smokes the Competition in the Halfpipe

He isn’t called the Flying Potato for nothing!  This reporter was able to obtain  slo-mo footage of Henri performing his latest tricks which assured him the gold medal in the Halfpipe event. The judges look for big air and amplitude.  And they were speechless after watching Henri execute a flawless 1280 double twist pepperoni 480 […]

Henri Enters Skeleton Race!

After his silver medal success in the luge race at the IMPS* Olympics, Henri went on to win bronze in the Skeleton competition.  The gnomes from Gnorway won gold and silver in this event. Henri also received a commendation for his original costume design.  This reporter has a feeling that Henri’s skeleton costume will be […]

Gnomes Enter Curling Competition

Curling is a fan favourite at the IMPS* Olympics. It was snowing quite a bit during the curling competition which accounts for the fuzzy photo.  However, the intrepid Team Gnome played on.  And captured the gold medal! Beard curling is also part of this event so gnomes have a definite edge. (When I asked Henri […]

Henri Takes Silver in Luge Competition

With the crowds cheering him on, Henri wins a silver medal in the Singles Luge Competition at the IMPS* Olympics. It’s well-gknown that gnomes enjoy sledding.  So it should come as gno surprise that Team Gnome won gold, silver and bronze in this event.  Careening through the difficult course of hairpin turns and steep curves […]

Love is in the Air!

Happy Valentine’s Day!                                                                 My Batty Valentine                                                              Henri and Rita Booke

Henri and Teammates Take Gold in Bobsled Event!

Henri and his teammates, Horatio, Harold and Herbert won the gold medal in the Four-IMP Bobsled Event at the IMPS (International Magickal Peoples Society) Olympics. Gnorthern Gnomes are extreme bobsled enthusiasts.  So it was gno surprise as Henri and mates chalked up another win in this event.  This victory was very important as the team […]

Henri, Gnomic Olympic Champion

Not many people are aware that the Gnomic Gnation was well-represented at the 1912 Olympiad.  However, after much thought about safety concerns the Olympic Committee instituted a new height requirement in 1916.  And gnomes were no longer admitted to compete. Undaunted, the Gnomic Nations called a meeting of the International Magickal Peoples Association and they […]

Imbolc – Celtic Sun Goddess Brighid

Goddess of Fire and Fertility Imbolc celebrates the Goddess in her incarnation as the Bride of the returning Sun God. For the celebration of Imbolc, many candles are lit to symbolise the return of light and heat represented by the Sun God. Grain dollies made from the sheaves of the last harvest represent the Bride. […]