During our 12 Days of Christmas (Images) series recently I expressed my wish to experience a White Christmas. Apparently Santa was listening, but in his old age he got a little confused and the best he could do was rain.
Herein lies our conundrum – what to do when all the shops are shut (or even worse when the Boxing Day sales start and the shops are so overrun you would be mad to even consider going into town) and it’s raining without let up?
Ok, so we couldn’t resist another post!
Today’s going to be mash up of images from our 12 Days series that didn’t quite make it into the Day posts for whatever reason.
The main reason for this post was to thank everyone for following our series and those that liked our posts or commented either on here, via PM on Facebook or in person.
We’ve had such a great time with this series that we’ve decided to join a 365 Day Challenge Group in the New Year. We won’t post all our 365DC images here, but we’ll try to post the best ones. We’re also going to incorporate the WP Weekly Challenge where possible – two birds, one stone and all that. So basically 2014 is just going to be one be challenge for us!
Christmas time is always better with community involvement. We’ve already posted a couple of examples of community Christmas spirit with the Light Up Your House contestants on Day 5 and Day 9; but today we’re looking at the Santa Parade. These photos were taken a few weeks back at the Southland Santa Parade. There were some great floats this year and a great turn out from the community.
Christmas is a time of giving and of bringing joy to others. Today we’re celebrating the origins of the jolly-red-clad-fat man. Santa and all that he embodies can be traced back to the 4th century figure Saint Nicholas who was known for his secret gift giving (you can read his story here).
There are a few versions here, Continue reading
Christmas Lights – we just can’t get enough of them so today is Christmas Lights Part II. Visit Day 5 to see Part I. Continue reading
I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…following Day 5’s post the other day (Christmas Lights) I was involved in a discussion on Facebook about my dream to one day experience a white Christmas.