Posts Tagged ‘Christine Holroyd’

Christmas in Oz

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

by Christine Holroyd
My parents separated many years ago, so I try to juggle things there, and my brother lives in Western Australia, too far away. We don’t get to see him for Christmas any more, which saddens me somewhat. My Dad usually spends Christmas Eve with us, staying overnight; and lately, we’ve had lovely evening [...]

A Welsh Christmas from Down Under

Monday, November 30th, 2009

by Christine Holroyd

I have wonderful strong memories of my cold, Welsh Christmases. Snow, sparkling lights and early, dark nights. We’d have snowball fights, and Mum tells me I can’t remember the times I used to cry and feel miserable because I was so cold. Despite my strong memory of many things from as early as [...]