…thou shalt decorate thy house. It doesn’t matter what else needs doing, all will be dropped, it’s time for decorations. Do not miss out any opportunity to put lights up No space is too out of the way for a statue or two…
<- part 3 You can’t just be traditional, you have to do some outlandish things sometimes. My Christmas box had been ignored. This is the result: The dark bit in the middle is the skylight, and the light isn’t the moon it’s a handblown*, handpainted*, hand-put-together* glowing bauble. My curtain stars are hanging away from […]
Once upon a time I lived in a house where we didn’t think about Christmas until all the birthdays were over (mid December). We had a huge (to a small child) box in the attic marked “Christmas”. It was brought downstairs a few days in advance, so we could walk round it and my parents […]
So that’s Thanksgiving and Advent sorted, but what are the 2 days in between for?
I went to watch the advent fireworks in my town just now. They went off at 11pm. I caught the bus down and was there just in time to glance around the bargainboxes in MediaMarkt (late-night-opening tonight) and make my way to the square. The fireworks were spectacular in the sense that all fireworks are […]