In a few hours time, the shopping centres will close, the retail madness will abate (until the post-Christmas sales on Boxing Day) and thoughts will turn to the religious aspect of the season(be it Hanukkah or Christmas) gift wrapping and preparing for the festive meal tomorrow.It is a time to break bread with family and friends and it should be a joyful time. A celebration of everything we have in abundance and we do, even in these gloomy financial times we are indeed fortunate and should share that good fortune, wherever possible with someone who will be alone or whose predicament means they will not celebrate the Holidays at all. That’s my own philosophy and not meant to sound righteous or ‘preachy’ but something I feel strongly about and what better way to do it than to share a meal, no matter how humble or elaborate it may be!
I want to wish everyone Happy Festive Season, especially the wonderful friends I have made through this blog. You know who you are !
My best also goes out to Cat & Mouse, who has been absent for quite some time. Have a terrific Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year. You are not forgotten. 🙂