A Day In The A Blue Mountains.

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Friday, 6 January 2012

Day 6/366

6th January.
The Feast of the Epiphany.
The arrival of the Magi.
The end of the Twelve Days of Christmas (the 5th of January being the twelfth day) .
Women's Christmas (Ireland).
Traditionally the day to take down the Christmas tree.

So this morning I turned on the Christmas Tree lights for the last time this season and photographed the fold-out Nativity Scene in readiness to store all away once more.
As a child, the Magi would not arrive on the Nativity Scene until the 6th of January.
As a child my family did not have a Christmas Tree.
I was about thirteen years old when I begged my father to cut down a casurina tree from along the creek that bordered our acreage.
I decorated it with cotton wool.
An Irish Toast For You for 2012
May you live as long as you want
and never want as long as you live.

1 comment:

  1. Lovely! Thank you for the toast - just perfect!!


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