The Eve of Christmas Eve, New Zealand

That was what our weather was like yesterday, the day before Christmas Eve. Then, yesterday evening, we were treated to this:


Spoiled with such visions, we dared to hope that, this year, the weather would be just as glorious on Christmas Day.

It is now Christmas Eve, and it is cloudy.

You always hear New Zealanders saying, “Typical. It’s always raining on Christmas Day.” This isn’t strictly true, of course, but it rather feels like it at the moment.

I know I said that, being a British immigrant, I like Christmases that are dark, so you can cosy up indoors, but…

Come on, sun, shine for us!



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