Happy 1st December, everyone!
It’s a fabulous time of year for all sorts of reasons, but here’s a couple to be going on with:
I adore snow and especially snow in art. I don’t particularly like going out in it, but love to look at it. So I am always very happy on 1st December when we bloggers get snow on our websites. And, although I am happy to look at snowy pictures at any time of year (just as I can happily eat a turkey dinner any time!), it seems particularly fitting now to gaze on a few favourites:
It doesn’t matter how old you get, it is always such fun to open windows on an advent calendar. There are plenty of physical and virtual ones to choose from these days. I particularly like BookRiot’s Literary Advent Calendar. Today’s window is a sumptuous poem from e e cummings quoted on The Poetry Foundation’s website:
My favourite of all, though, is Jacquie Lawson’s beautiful animated calendar. This was gifted to me by my dear friend Lady Budd and will be a source of huge delight and pleasure today and for the next 24 days. Thank you so much Becky! 🙂