Friday, December 24, 2010

All I want for Christmas…

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Is that your families and friends are safe and sound, and hopefully where they want to be.

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Most of Europe has been in turmoil with snowfalls playing havoc on transport systems just when the season was at its very busiest meaning that travelers were left stranded for days or having to choose longwinded means of reaching their homes. Luxembourg was also hit by blizzards and the heaviest snowfall ever, closing schools for the first time and leaving me without use of the car for days.

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I watched the airport timetables anxiously as my husband arrived truly late in the night from Positano laden with fruit from our garden and  delicious homemade ‘struffoli’ pressed upon him by our taxi driver.

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My children were able to return to their flats when their flights were cancelled unlike many who slept at airports and arrived home with only two days delay. We were lucky. I hope you are too.

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Thank you for following my sporadic posts this year.

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.

Buon Natale e Buon Anno Nuovo!

15 comments:

Ciao Chow Linda said...

Glad everyone made it home safely. It looks like a winter wonderful there. I can't believe taxi drivers give out fruit and struffoli? We certainly can't say the same for taxi drivers here.

Chef Chuck said...

Great News! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

travelingsuep said...

Merry Christmas & Happy New year.

Great drawing, yours?

Anne in Oxfordshire said...

It looks wonderful Scintilla .. Very pleased and happy for you all, that they all made it home :-)

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year .. xox

Annika said...

I love the drawing! Beautiful photos too, as always. Merry Christmas Rosa and family, hope you all get to have a wonderful time! xxxx

Welshcakes Limoncello said...

Buon Natale to you and yours. I love all the phtos and the drawing.

Anonymous said...

That is serious snow. Beautiful to look at though.
Belated Christams wishes and a Healthy Happy New Year!
dollyna

Rene said...

Merry Christmas to you and happy new year. Enjoy those lovely treats for the garden.

-Rene

Torie Jayne said...

★ Happy New Year ! ★
May all your dreams come true

Cobalt Violet said...

A beautiful post. Hope your holidays were wonderful!
A blessed new year to you!

Anait said...

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and, Happy New Year! I love reading your posts, and those beautiful photos! I CRAVE Positano anytime I stop by here :) Now craving Luxembourg, too! Stay warm!

casalba said...

A Very Happy New Year, with love, casalba

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LindyLouMac said...

Ciao, all the best for 2011.
I am back at last catching up on all the posts I missed while I was away from computing while on an extended trip to the UK. I really missed my blogging buddies while I was absent from the blogsphere so have enjoyed catching up with everyone this afternoon.
I hope you will be back yourself soon with some posts, however sporadic. :)

Quay Po Cooks said...

I enjoy reading your posts. Look forward to more this year.