What else but Christmas warmth?

It is summer here in the Southern Hemisphere. The weather is hot and humid, but somehow Christmas is not complete without a decorated pine tree.

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For my family here in South Africa, Christmas is a mixture of traditions: a Portuguese cod fish dish on Christmas Eve, stuffed turkey with all the trimmings on Christmas Day. In many other families it is a braai. Instead of a fire in the hearth, we have a braai fire. Instead of snow we have soft rain. Instead of egg-nog we have champagne (in my family at least).

It is family time!

This week's theme for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is Warmth. Click to go on over to see other bloggers' interpretations of this week's theme.

4 thoughts on “What else but Christmas warmth?”

  1. What a beautiful tree! Loving Minnie perched on the branches. We have had Christmas away in a tropical location twice. Although very different we loved it. Wishing you all the best now and through 2015.

    1. Thank you :-). I haven’t yet experienced a Christmas during the winter season, one day I shall.
      All the best for you in 2015 and I’m looking forward to reading more of your posts.

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