Nobody has wished me a Merry Christmas

In a land of excesses and enthusiasm, of Macy’s and Hollywood, we expected Christmas to be something of a big deal.

We can hardly expect to celebrate with our usual joie de vivre, pulling crackers over a wobbly napkin-strewn table waiting for plates filled with myriad festive stodge, hot and cold, while our family plays the tradition games of ‘who can have the loudest conversation’.

Alas, we are stuck away from home and cannot partake. I am disappointment incarnate. Continue reading Nobody has wished me a Merry Christmas