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A “Traditional” Christmas in My House :)

Australia, Christmas Around the World

A “Traditional” Christmas in My House Glowgirl Christmas time is always that magical time of year, and it’s not just that one day – December 25th- that makes it special. Rather, I think the buildup to Christmas is most important – and a lot of fun!! I’m Greek, so my family mixes both Australian traditions

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Very Casual

Australia, Christmas Around the World

Very Casual jbean Most times Christmas is just a family get together. We wake up open our presents then around lunch time relatives come to our house or we go to there house and we have a smorgasboard of prawns, crab, ham, chicken and heaps of salads. With a cold XXXX beer. Then at Tea

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Cosmopolitan Christmas

Australia, Christmas Around the World

Cosmopolitan Christmas robja Christmas in Australia is truly a special event. It occurs in the middle of our summer, so much of our celebrating is done in the balmy evenings, often out of doors. This can include gatherings of friends for pre-Christmas drinks as well as the popular barbeque. From the beginning of December people

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My Aussie Xmas

Australia, Christmas Around the World

My Aussie Xmas MissAmy I wake up in the hot weather, its nearly always a nice day on Christmas. I stumble out of bed and get everyone up. We open the presents, and then sit around talking. We dont have a hot lunch- just a snacky but nice lunch with lots of salad. Sometimes we

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Christmas in Australia

Australia, Christmas Around the World

Christmas in Australia Cool_me We go out for a BBQ on Christmas Eve. The next morning we get up early and open our presents. We leave to go to Mum’s for a Christmas lunch that consists of vegetables, salad, roast potatoes, and hot and cold meats. We all assemble in the lounge room and Santa

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A VERY early Christmas

Australia, Christmas Around the World

A VERY early Christmas dancer45 I am 14 years old and I live in Melbourne, Australia. My Christmas usually starts around 4am Christmas morning when my little sister wakes me up. She drags me out to see the presents we got. Then, around 4:15am, she gets a little TOO excited and starts making a lot

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Christmas in Weipa

Australia, Christmas Around the World

Christmas in Weipa stimpy We live on the tip of the east coast of Australia. Weipa is a small mining town pop. 1500, 1000km from the nearest city. Real crocodile country! We can only leave town by air craft for eight months of the year though driving is 12 hrs. when the road (a dirt

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The REAL Christmas!

Australia, Christmas Around the World

The REAL Christmas! mortimer As I peruse the entries for Christmas, I note how many write of family gatherings at home and a great feast afterwards – there is nothing wrong with that! In some cases, it is the only time that families are together as a whole, complete unit. We remember in our time

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All alone

Australia, Christmas Around the World

All alone rowan Many people in Australia have migrated here as adults, like I did. I have no family in Australia. At Christmas everybody who has family seems to spend Christmas with them, and they don’t often invite others. I don’t usually know what to do at Christmas. Sometimes I “go bush” by myself. But

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An Australian Christmas in Queensland

Australia, Christmas Around the World

An Australian Christmas in Queensland howse At Christmas, it is not just all about opening presents. It’s about helping each other and praying and thinking about Jesus. Most Australians have an English breakfast on Christmas day. Others prefer a barbecue. For Christmas lunch in Australia a few eat a traditional English hot lunch. but most

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Christmas at Umina

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Christmas at Umina Warwick To me as a parent now, Christmas affords me the pleasure of watching my little ones beam with excitement as the days approach, the weather is usally quite hot and the shops are busy with the last minute shoppers. My mother and father always come to our house, as it is

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A Hot and Tiring affair

Australia, Christmas Around the World

A Hot and Tiring affair null null Christmas in Northern Victoria, where the the temperature is around 40 degrees celecius every summer day, the grass is no longer green but brown and crunchy underfoot even though watering the garden is a chore that is carried out every night. The house is usually packed with family

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Korean Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, East Asia

Korean Christmas Vangie I was an American living in S. Korea for two years. The two Christmases I spent there, I spent with other Americans (Mi Guk In Dul) and foreigners (Wae Guk In Dul). We celebrated like we would back home. I did notice how Koreans spent the holiday. Every Korean church would have

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we want help

China, Christmas Around the World, East Asia

we want help null null We are planning a visit to Europe or America in the Christmas season. The first step is to get to hnow what interesting activities there will be in the famous cities of these two areas. Your kindly help will be great appriciated! Please send your information of help or whatever

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The Same World!

China, Christmas Around the World, East Asia

The Same World! null null Chinese people enjoys christmas more than before.In the past,people seldom celebrate it,they thought it’s none of their business,it’s too far away from them.But now,everything changes.We all care about it and expect it,it’s a good chance to have fun,go shopping,send regards to friends all over the world and bless to families…

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