As I watch joggers run by in short sleeves and the children ride past on their bikes it’s hard to reconcile these scenes with the fact it’s Christmas Eve here in Canada.
But my Mozambican family has their Christmas lights strung up so it must be true!
Romy sends his best although neither he, nor his friends, can understand why they’re sloshing through mud on misty mornings.
The geese continue to migrate although they seem in no rush and I’m sure some of them are contemplating a fowl coup against their leaders given how mild the ‘winter’ has been so far.
Ivy however is happy no matter what as she desires ‘thrown stones more than the bones of elephants’ to paraphrase poet Dylan Thomas.
Whatever you are celebrating I hope it brings you happiness and a little peace…if this keeps up the lawn will need cutting soon!