As Advent season kicks off, we’ve been watching all the Christmas preparations that are going on in Australia. This is our first Christmas not in transition for 5 years and with Elliot growing up it’s a good opportunity to start thinking some more about our family Christmas traditions.
Living cross-culturally brings another element to our thinking on this. One option is to try to re-create Australian Christmas; another is to try to have an ‘authentic’ Tanzanian Christmas (not that we know what this is yet!). Rather than thinking of one or the other or a hybrid, we’re asking how our conceptions of what Christmas is for might be reshaped. Read more