Daily Archives: 16 December 2017

Walking in a Winter No Man’s Land

[play]Walking in a Winter No Man’s Land

Perhaps the strangest part of the lyrics of the original song is when a snow man demands to know if the narrator is single and the narrator immediately suggests polyamoury:

[The snow man will] say ‘Are you married?’
We’ll say ‘no, man.
But you can do the job,
When you’re in town.’

This rendition primarily relies on the Andrews Sisters, but also on Dean Martin and Johnny Mathis. The title was suggested by a member of the Mastodon social network, @oliviadahling@mastodon.social,

All of my Christmas songs this year are fundraising for the Hackney Night shelter, which my wife has been volunteering at. There are very few shelter beds in East London. This roving shelter makes up a large percentage of them.