Christmas Tree Decorations

Bringing out the tree decorations each year is one of life’s pleasures. They are reminders of earlier Christmases and younger days. A slightly battered or scratched decoration with treasured memories attached is better than having all sterile new ones. Like anything a combination works – gradually culling the ones in worst condition while bringing in [...]

Christmas Flowers on the Verge

Are you a bit over suburban Christmas light displays with their desperate rivalry and waste of so much plastic and electricity. The idea is good enough, walking your neighbourhood to view the displays is good for community, but it has all got so far out of hand.  Time to step back at assess what we [...]