Category Archives: Christmas

let us be the first…

to wish all of you a Happy New Year! Being where we are, we enter 2012 before most of the rest of the world, so we get the jump on this. Many people use this holiday to make resolutions and … Continue reading

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A yabbie dabbie doo Chrissie

So, what did we do on our first real southern hemisphere Christmas (we say real because last year we were in Ushuaia, Argentina but that was a novelty…a vacation, not how we live)? Well, on Christmas Eve we had dinner … Continue reading

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do they know it’s Chrissie?

In the Aussie tradition of shortening and ee-ing everything, we are now in the throes of celebrating “Chrissie”. Well, we are in the throes of seeing Australians celebrate it, as we don’t really do that much around this holiday. Never … Continue reading

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