All posts tagged: Ornaments

Merry Christmas Everyone

I have some photos from the tree again.  It seemed appropriate.  I don’t know about you, but in my my family we stay home.  We do our best not to go anywhere.  Today will be just the four of us, which is fine.  We have been looking forward to it. It is 6.30am and I am the only one awake so far.  I thought I would do my post very early so I wouldn’t get into trouble later on. The presents are all wrapped and under the tree, except one, would have been a dead give away, so it is still hidden.  I love surprises at Christmas and one of the things I enjoy the most is seeing the faces on my girls when they unwrap something they really wanted but didn’t think they were getting.  I have got good at fooling them.  They now think that it is always a trick and never quite know what to expect.  Brilliant.  I love Christmas, a time to be with the ones you love the most. Everything …

Crowding Christmas

Today I have the first set of photos I took the other night when I was in the city.  The first place we went to was the Bourke Street Mall.  It was, as most of the city was, very crowded.  The windows in front of Myer were packed with people. I wanted to get the lights that were over the top of the Mall.  I should explain that our Malls are not like other countries, this is a street that was closed off to cars many years ago, and now it is for pedestrians and trams.  The middle is always clear, you really don’t want to go one on one with a tram, you will lose. It had just gone dark, and as you can see from the clock on the Myer building it was about ten to nine.  I was hoping the lights would show more, or stick out more, but they didn’t really.  It was a little disappointing,  but hopefully you get the idea of what it looked like.  The rain made it …