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Six Word Saturday: getting ready for Christmas, Auckland-style

26 thoughts on “Six Word Saturday: getting ready for Christmas, Auckland-style

  1. I think I would struggle with the idea of a hot Christmas Su! Mind you, the way things are going in the UK, that may be a reality soon, it’s 14C here today! Lol!! If I don’t speak to you over the next week, I hope you and all your family have a wonderful Christmas 🙂

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    • Thanks Andy. My cousin in Kirkcaldy was saying the weather has been a bit mild! I love the whole traditional Christmas thing, and really enjoyed doing the big festive thing when we lived in England in the 90s. Here, most of the traditions I associate with Christmas (huge Xmas dinner being the main one) doesn’t make sense. Cooking and eating turkey and ham in 90% humidity is madness (I have done it once). This year I’m letting a Vietnamese restaurant take the strain and going out for lunch! All the best for a great Christmas to you and yours. 🙂

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      • Thank you Su 🙂 And I hope that you and all your family have a wonderful Christmas!
        That makes sense to go to something like a Vietnamese Restaurant for Xmas Day, I know I certainly wouldn’t be able to cope with a full Christmas dinner in that heat and humidity!!

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  2. Having grown up in tropical Panama, hot Christmases feel very right and perfect to me. There was nothing like being away a college in the snowy eastern US and then spending my entire Christmas vacation in a bathing suit. It was always a time of sun, fun, and reunion with all my buddies.

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    • My mum (raised in Scotland) never got used to summertime Christmas, and used to get really down, but it’s “normal” for me. Having said that, I really did enjoy the Christmases we spent living in England. I can see how when it’s cold, indoorsy weather, eating rich food makes more sense.

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  3. Such a lovely and festive atmosphere in both shots,dear Su!Lovely decorations and litle nice details.Hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas,my friend!Sending you Love and Peace from this end 🙂 ❤ xxx

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