Christmas in China

One of the many things to change to China in the recent past is that they have embraced Christmas.  When Mum and Dad were here in 2003, there was little, if any, Christmas paraphenalia.  Now, it’s everywhere.  And it’s NICE, too.  When we went through the flower markets today, there were great little shops with […]

Weekday lunchtime blogging: Christmas Carols

On my way to work this morning, I listened to Sufjan Stevens’ Christmas Carols albums.  Not all of them, of course, but some.  The Sufjan album really is wonderful, because he sings lots of the great carols- the ones that tell the whole story, not just the beginning. It’s such a shame that so many […]