Christmas is here…

Yes, it’s Christmas 2016…

Christmas all over the world


For unto us a child is born

I received a few Christmas cards this year, a lovely one from my very dear friends who were in New Zealand before…

Friends in NZ
*Archive photo*

…but have relocated elsewhere and another one, Hallmark no less, from my cousin and her hubby and family in Perth Australia…

Cars from NZ friends & Perth cousin

…and I also got one from Phong Hong along with the lovely stuff that she sent all the way from KL, one from my uncle and his family when they were here recently and another one from my old friend in Adelaide who also sent me a whole lot of lovely things from Down Under

More greeting cards

…and this one made it just in time – from my cousin and his family in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, a Hallmark card too…

From Georgie, KK

I love the message on the card and that “diamond” stud stuck onto the star sure is a lovely touch indeed.

So there you are – six altogether, but then again, I did not send that many this year – mostly to members of my immediate family and I just sent those that I received from the Mouth & Foot Artists – I did pay for them, of course but I did not go out to buy any this year. Come to think of it, I am not sure if I can find any really nice ones around town, now that sending Christmas greeting cards is becoming a thing of the past.

I am sending one less this year as my aunt, my mum’s youngest sister, one much loved and so dearly missed especially on special occasions such as this, passed away suddenly quite recently and that was why I flew over to Kuching – to pay my last respects. I would send her a card without fail every year for as long as I can remember. That is why at this time of year, our thoughts also go to those we have loved dearly and have gone before us and it would be just as important that we appreciate all that are with us as much as we can, never mind whether we did send a card or a present or not – a little prayer that God will bless us all on this joyous day and and every day in the year ahead would mean a lot more, I’m sure.

A Blessed Christmas to one and all. Joy to the world!

Author: suituapui

Ancient relic but very young at heart. Enjoys food and cooking...and travelling and being with friends.

11 thoughts on “Christmas is here…”

  1. I love all the things in your photos and the cards are gorgeous! Merry Christmas to you, dear friend. πŸ™‚

    Wishing you the same too, cheers!!!

  2. Merry Christmas! It’s nice to received greeting card from family & friends… πŸ™‚

    Thank you and a Happy Christmas to you too. It sure is – come, email me your mailing address and I’ll send you one for Chinese New Year. πŸ˜‰

  3. It’s that time of the year again…how time flies. Beautiful cards with lovely wordings. It’s thoughts that counts. Blessed Merry Christmas to you & your loved ones. Ho…Ho…Ho…Cheerssss!!!!!!

    Thanks and wishing the same to you and yours. Indeed, Christmas is also the time for remembering dear and loved ones, near and far.

  4. A blessed Merry Christmas to you and family.

    Lovely cards and goodies. I love Hallmarks. Very fancy.

    Thank you and the same to you and yours. Yes, Hallmark has lovely cards, some have really nice words.

  5. It’s so lovely to receive greeting cards in this age of instant messaging via social media. πŸ’— Blessed Christmas to you and your family, Arthur. Have a wonderful day!

    Yes, indeed! Very few and far between these days, sadly.

    Wishing you and your loved ones the same too, cheers!!!

  6. This year’s Christmas has flown by quite quickly! It’s now an hour to Boxing Day … I guess 2017 can’t wait to get here! Hope you had a good Christmas Day!

    Yes, next weekend, it will be New Year and towards the end of January, Chinese New Year. Yes, Christmas Day was good, had a great lunch at home with my in-laws, will blog about it, of course. Hope you had a great one too.

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