Warming Up – Part 2

This second part of how to warm up coming closer to Christmas is all about going out. Warming up by going out? Yes! First thing, go wandering in your town streets just for the sake of it. After a little walking with your nose up to the Christmas lights, you will get warm – especially…

Christmas letters

This year I have sent Christmas greeting cards to my friends in Latina. I had never done that before, but stumbling in Christmas cards in any corner of any shop in town, quite affected me. The fact that I won’t be back home this year, gave me one more excuse to do it. But I…

Stay meaningfully simple

To echo my last post about my Christmas Carol, I’m not used to go mad with decorations at this time of the year. I prefer to decorate the house for a season (two in this case, autumn and winter), and enjoy a basic decorated home all year round. The only Christmas properly seasonal characters who…

My Christmas carol

It’s the 8th of December. In Italia it’s a holiday and usually people takes the opportunity to bring out the Christmas decorations, light up the house in nice tiny colourful bulbs and think about traditional recipes. I have never considered Christmas time anything special. It rather reminds me of a few things that made me…