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Is your Santa black?

With the exception of Zwarte Piet (Black Peter – Saint Nicholas’ companion in Holland), nearly all images of Christmas characters are white. While I think it is ok to have a specific character be any particular colour/race/religion, there is no need for...

White Christmas in Melbourne!

Last night, on our way home from a Christmas party, we saw an unusual sight 🙂 In Narracan St, Vermont, there are two houses with Christmas lights. One is lovely but completely dwarfed by the other which is absolutely covered with lights, Santas, reindeers, moving...

White boomers

Six white boomers, snow white boomers, racing Santa Claus through the blazing sun… (from Six White Boomers by R Harris & J Brown) So what is a white boomer? It is a large, male Kangaroo that has white fur. When they move fast across the dry sands of...