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U is for Unwrapping

The only thing that children want to do with Christmas is unwrapping their presents. For days they have been looking excitingly at the tree, waiting for presents to appear. Sleeping is out of the question, especially on Christmas Eve. They will wake up really early in the morning on Christmas Day to see what Santa … Continue reading »

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S is for Snow

The best Christmas for me is waking up early in the morning, opening the curtains and see everything covered in a layer of snow. Not that I am such a snow fan, but it just adds that little bit of magic to the day. It also means you appreciate a warm house and good food … Continue reading »

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K is for Kitchen

The kitchen is probably the most central room in any household, specifically around the time when lots of family and friends will be around. In early years the kitchen was nothing more than an open fire with sometimes a stone or a branch to help cooking. Recently I read an article that the most expensive … Continue reading »

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Leica 1 (Model A) Elmax Camera Sells for 2.2m Euros

Simply amazing! A new world record in camera sales. A rare, highly significant 1923 prototype Leica camera has been sold in an auction for 2.16m euros. The Leica A with the Elmax lens, is one of only 12 cameras of this type known to have survived. Elmax is the name of the distinctive, powerful and … Continue reading »

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H is for Holly and Hanukkah

Holly is an evergeen with some nice red berries, which are slightly toxin for humans. During the winter months you will see holly appear in many Christmas decorations, mainly in wreaths. If you have a holly bush in your garden you might find many passerby’s trying to take a branch for their decorations. The great … Continue reading »

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D is for Dinner

Central to the Christmas celebrations is the large family dinner. Not everyone will have dinner at the same time or have the same food, but they will all try to have as many family members together as possible. Some people might go out for dinner as they don’t want to have the hassle of cooking … Continue reading »

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B is for Bauble

Christmas would not be complete without its ornaments, whether to decorate just the tree or the rest of the house, outside and inside. For Christmas there are really no limits and it’s down to personal choice and taste. Although many people will go for the traditional baubles, these days you can find all kinds of … Continue reading »

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A is for Advent

Advent starts the fourth sunday before Christmas, which is this year 2nd December. It marks for most Western religions the time to start preparing for Christmas. For them it means making a wreath with four candles, one for each sunday. They are lit one after the other so that one the last sunday before Christmas … Continue reading »

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Christmas Traditions Across the Globe

Time is passing quickly, it is now only 44 days left until Christmas. You might think that Christmas is celebrated in the same way across the world. But as a Dutch girl living in the United Kingdom I have some first hand experience in how different countries celebrate this end of year festival. For most … Continue reading »

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Choosing a digital camera

Having been out and about for a lot the last couple of months, I have found that my current camera is in urgent need for an update. Although it is not bad as it is, there are some little problems with it that could be solved with a more up to date camera. What do … Continue reading »

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