Christmas

Put your Feet Up and Enjoy a Fun Game

Are you enjoying the pre-Christmas preparations, or do you find it all too much?  Amongst the demands of special events, preparations, baking, gift purchasing, rich food and all the trappings of the season, it is important to your well-being that you can sit back, relax, and find enjoyment in a …

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Turkey Treats

On the first day of Christmas my truelove said to me, ” I’m glad we bought a big Turkey and a pretty Christmas tree.” On the second day of Christmas much laughter could be heard, As we tucked into our Turkey, a most delicious bird. On the third day we …

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Christmas Trees

As Christmas fast approaches I hope you have your Christmas tree decorated by now and all your Christmas shopping finished! Decorating the Christmas tree is one of my favourite parts of Christmas. It really makes it feel like Christmas is coming when you put the Christmas music, dig out the Christmas decorations …

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Operation Christmas Child

  There’s nothing quite like Christmas time.  Decorations, lights, fake trees and hours spent shopping then wrapping gifts for family and friends. Not to mention the overzealous feasting and need afterwards for games of cricket, long walks and/or sun hazy afternoon napping. At this time when family is a top …

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Dementia & the Festive Season

How you can help the people you know living with dementia during the festive season With Christmas fast approaching, we might be feeling rather caught up in the hustle and bustle of end of year activities. But it’s also an important time to slow down and think about the people …

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Festive Fun

Fun for me has always been about spending time with family. I’ve been blessed to have a very ‘connected’ family – who enjoy intergenerational get-togethers. On my mother’s side we have an annual family picnic which was instigated decades ago by my grandmother (who is 92!) and her siblings (many …

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Memories of Christmas Past

  I remember vividly the Christmases of my childhood. I remember the growing anticipation and being so excited in the couple of weeks coming up to Christmas that I couldn’t sleep. I remember the long days playing outside in the sunshine with my cousins.  And one of the things I …

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