Saturday, 21 December 2013
Making a Festive Fist Of It
the moon above a bird
picnic by the lake (Wakatipu)
100-year-old steamer, Earnslaw, steams on by
It was good to have a quick catch-up with our son and his partner in Queenstown. Looking forward to spending Christmas here in Dunedin with them and with another son and his wife, who are (as we speak) making their way down from the North Island.
'Turner-esqe' sunset as seen from the road between Five Rivers and Lumsden
Christmas is just around the corner. Today, back in Dunedin once more, we've hit a cold patch of weather. In some kind of crazy way; despite the fact that Christmas for us falls in the middle of summer; I welcome the cold rain. With our changeable climate down here, cold weather is just as much part of Christmas as sunny weather.
Today I will not be budging from the home-front. We have got the fire going and I've lit a couple of festive-season candles. You could say, I'm feeling more Advent-ish than Advent-urous.
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