A Christmas Post
It’s 10 o’clock in the morning. Still dark, gloomy, and wet; very wet. Well it is where we live anyway. And looks set to stay that way. Even the birds are mostly silent. Yet ...
deep in the holly
a robin sings
‘Tis the shortest day - the Winter Solstice - when bells are rung to ward off evil spirits and demons. And a carolling (virtually) we will go ...
We all have our tried-and-true favorite songs, carols and tunes to listen and sing along to – “Deck the Halls,” “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” “Let it Snow” and “Jingle Bell Rock” to name a few.
Here’s some of mine ...
Ring Out Solstice Bells - Jethro Tull
The Holly and the Ivy - Maddy Prior
That’ll be Christmas - Thea Gilmore
The Winter Fair - Rosie Meeks
What are your favourite Christmas songs, carols or poems ... I’d love to know.
Wishing you safe and well.
A Winter's Tale, Victorian Christmas card (colour litho) by Robert Dudley
The Winter solstice 2020 in the Northern Hemisphere will be at 10:02 on Monday 21 December