Tag Archives: Christmas

December 16: Christmas crèches

Crèches are a Christmas tradition here in Nice, and everyone seems to have a family collection of santons, the little painted clay figures you put around the scene of Christ in the manger. Until a couple of years ago, even … Continue reading

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December 14: A small thing I’m proud of

I’ve just spent an hour searching online for a clip of Alvin and the Chipmunks singing We Wish You a Merry Christmas. It was a lot easier to find Mickey Mouse singing Jingle Bells, which I did last night. This … Continue reading

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