Christmas Greetings

Christmas Greetings As December 25 is just around the corner, I want to take the opportunity to wish all my readers a very Merry Christmas and offer my best wishes to you and your loved ones for a happy, prosperous and healthy new year. I found a quote I’d like to share. Its from Longfellow’s Christmas Bells. “I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet, the words repeat Of peace on earth, … Continue reading

Christmas Preparations

Christmas Preparations Kiwi Style Christmas is fast approaching. Do you celebrate this day? What do you (and your family) do? This is how my family would typically celebrate Christmas. New Zealand Christmas preparations are likely to be a little different to those from the Northern Hemisphere. Our summer season is obviously the biggest variance. Our schools close down for much of December and all of January.  Many of our businesses also close down over Christmas and New Year. Many kiwis … Continue reading