Christmas all wrapped up

Dear Sam,   What great Advent Calendar ideas you mentioned in your last post; I'm trying out the  reverse calendar, as there are lots of charities here that I know will be grateful for a parcel of food and essentials to give out over Christmas. Of course, the other thing we're busy with during Advent is…

“Autumn is a second spring,

When every leaf is a flower."   Today's Friday Food for Thought comes from Albert Camus (1913 - 1960), French philosopher, author and journalist.   Did you know? The song Autumn Leaves, composed by Joseph Kosma, was originally called Les Feuilles Mortes, with lyrics in French by Jacques Prévert. Since it was written in 1945 it has been recorded…