All I want for Christmas … by Beaton | Advent 2018 Day 14

All I want for Christmas … By Beaton My Christmas Memories Past Present and future always begin the same way, to a soundtrack of Mariah Carey music…. Has anyone crowned her as the queen of Chistmas yet? All I want for Christmas is………… Its hard to get into the festive spirit when your Christmas wishlist … Continue reading All I want for Christmas … by Beaton | Advent 2018 Day 14

Of Memories Of Christmas Past by Beaton – Day 14 Advent 2017

Christmas is the one holiday I look forward to all year round. I see some shops have started advertising Christmas Specials, so it’s not too early to talk about the festive season………

You know it’s almost Christmas when you walk into a shop and they are playing carols and of course a Santa Claus Station where you get your photo taken, sitting on s red suited guy’s lap. This is mostly kids’ stuff. I don’t think have had my photo taken with Father Christmas since I was in kindergarten. It used to be such a big deal and you would get a gift box too, I don’t remember if our parents paid for it, if they did they never said and we never thanked them for it.

Advent Calendar Day 13: Christmas in Zimbabwe by Beaton

Christmas in Zimbabwe by Beaton I know it’s Christmas when I walk down First Street and the Christmas lights are strung up and lit. On the official switching on ceremony there is a carol by candlelight night, a night of Christmas carols. I know it’s Christmas time when the Africa Unity Square Park is full … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 13: Christmas in Zimbabwe by Beaton