Tag Archives: #Christmas

The Art of UNICEF Never Gives Up

[Above: Nicolas Fimbari – The Procession – Italy] The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) provides emergency food and healthcare to children and women in countries that have been devastated by war or other significant emergencies. UNICEF was created by … Continue reading

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Christmas in Hosier Lane

This is left over from last Christmas in Melbourne’s Hosier Lane – entitled “I’ll Empty Your Sack.” I chose not to show it last year because I thought it too rude: but I haven’t seen anything Christmas-sy in the street … Continue reading

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Adventures Under the Mistletoe

“Under the Mistletoe” by Edward Frederick Brewtnall (1846-1902). “Now all my days are trances, And all my nightly dreams Are where thy grey eye glances, And where thy footstep gleams – In what ethereal dances By what eternal streams!” -Edgar … Continue reading

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Oh deer!

Like the first cuckoo in spring, so is the first sighting of car-antlers adorning our present-laden vehicles, before Christmas Day, providing Christmas bling for your car. However, time is of the essence. Christmas has been and gone, and it’s time … Continue reading

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Dashing through the snow, in a one-horse open sleigh…

Here’s an early nod to Christmas. Snow-domes aka snow-globes, snow-storms or water-globes are  spheres enclosed with water where the water serves as the medium through which the “snow” falls.  Snow-domes first appeared at the Paris Universal Expo of 1878, and … Continue reading

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