A white Christmas! How many have I had of them? Not many. Last Winter was bitter cold, it snowed, but in February (and that did lead to some complications). For the last few days it has been mighty cold, how would I love it to snow for Christmas. We are almost there. In ten days … Continue reading Snow by Solveig Werner | Advent 2018 – Day 15
Celebrating the little things we love about Winter 🎄 My favourite: watching the snow fall through the window ⛄️ Artwork : @theyellowcatstudio, by Chloe Romengas. Sweet illustrations celebrating the little things and precious moments in life ✨
“Hey Gary. This is Mark.” This was a surprise because Mark was the husband of the couple we asked to watch our house and pickup our mail for the week we were to be gone. “Merry, almost-Christmas Mark. What’s up?”
I stand in the snow
In the garden that has turned into a world of white.
All is silent
No birds, no singing crickets
Nothing but the tiny bubbling of a frozen creak
As its waters battle to flow beneath the ice.
There are no colors around me but white
“Mom I am cold!”
“We’ll be there soon I can sense it,” she replied, not even pausing to hold her breath.
“I am cold too. And for ages we’ve only seen snow and trees, how can you be so certain that we’ll be there soon?” Her younger daughter chipped in.
The 21st of March marks the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring. Today, I am happy to welcome back Gulara Vincent for this lovely guest contribution to Discovering Traditions, you can find her previous guest post here, and an overview of this blog's guest posts here. Novruz – Spring festival in Azerbaijan by Dr … Continue reading Discovering Traditions: Novruz – Spring festival in Azerbaijan by Dr Gulara Vincent
Cold, blue sky, sun, and fog smog! For a few days now the level of pollution inside of Paris has drastically risen. The beautiful winter weather is disrupted by a high amount of micro particles. In Paris this phenomenon has been happening a lot since 2014, I am not sure about the years prior to … Continue reading Pollution in Paris
Oh, Christmas Tree by Melanie Noell Bernard Traditions are those activities which take place every year. They're the things we look forward to, and one of the best times for them to occur is during the holidays. The holidays come around every year. Same day, same time, same tradition. My family wasn't one to have a whole lot of … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 3: Oh, Christmas Tree by Melanie Noell Bernard