I know in the US there’s still Halloween and Thanksgiving to think about, but here we’re pretty much organised for Christmas already! Almost all the present shopping is done, we have a new tree ready to go (it’s pretty standard to have a fake one in countries where Christmas happens in summer!), and we’re looking at cocktail recipes! 894 more words
Oh my goodness. One of our Christmas cactuses (cacti?) has buds on it. I’d share a picture but that particular plant looks rather pathetic. I don’t know how it manages to grow a bud, let alone have that bud end up actually opening up into a flower. 353 more words
A personal perspective, well it is my blog after all… (wink wink)!
I’ve been in teaching long enough to have seen the trends of let’s celebrate to “do not mention the word…” I’ve witnessed tons of candy, parties, celebrations, costumes, and sheer bliss pulsing out of the bodies of children. 395 more words