Advent Thought For The Day: 12

December 12th: Caroling, caroling We learn them at school, we sing them once or twice a year and recall them for life, the first verses at least. Christmas carols are as familiar to us as nursery rhymes, the Lord’s Prayer, old episodes of Fawlty Towers and the National Anthem. They are both rousing and moving, […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 8

December 8th: Deck The Halls This weekend many of us will be putting up our Christmas tree. Those that could not bear to wait took advantage of December 1st falling on a Saturday and had theirs up and decorated last weekend. I confess to being one of them. My excuse is that it’s an artificial […]

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Advent Thought for the Day: 2

December 2nd: Cardinals I have never seen a real cardinal bird, and yet they follow me wherever I go. On my buying trips in India and China and I can guarantee that almost every product I select, whether it be a bauble, a snowglobe or an advent calendar, will carry a representation of this handsome […]

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