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The strange melancholy of being homesick at Christmas

The strange melancholy of being homesick at Christmas

Last night my little family of three dragged our Christmas tree out of the basement and decorated it with our assorted collection of baubles to the sound of my Christmas themed Spotify playlist.

As I watched my six-year-old gleefully place the angel on the top of the tree I felt a deep sense of joy at being part of a happy family, coupled with a familiar sadness at being so far away from my extended family and homeland at Christmas.

Read more here: http://www.mamamia.com.au/missing-family-at-christmas/

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Photo by Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash

Keeper of the keys: Meet the family that live in an old gaol

Keeper of the keys: Meet the family that live in an old gaol

This is what the mum of an only child would like to tell you

This is what the mum of an only child would like to tell you