Pictures From Around Our World
Beachy Head – England
Laugh A Little
Pictures of Christmas
Ebenezer Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present. From Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, 1843.
The Queen’s Christmas tree at Windsor Castle, published in the Illustrated London News, 1848, and republished in Godey’s Lady’s Book, Philadelphia, December 1850
The Examination and Trial of Father Christmas, (1686), published after Christmas was reinstated as a holy day in England
A Norwegian Christmas, 1846 painting by Adolph Tidemand
The Christmas Visit. Postcard, c.1910
Map of countries where Christmas is not a formal public holiday either on December 24-25 or January 6-7
A typical Neapolitan presepe or presepio, or Nativity scene. Local crèches are renowned for their ornate decorations and symbolic figurines, often mirroring daily life.
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Picture Share/Personal Share
Two of my three children, when they were kids. My youngest girl and my baby, my son.
Love those mischievous faces!
My daughter bought me this, this week! I love it! It has mini bulbs in its eyes.
My grandson’s art work. He is an artist, can’t you tell, lol?
A drawing that my dear friend made for me this week. See anyone who knows me knows I love cats, especially my black cats. I love Halloween season because there are so many things about black cats. My friend drew this herself. Isn’t it wonderful?
And this is not my personal photo, but it is funny and I wanted to share it.