About this time of year I try and read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. It is what Christmas is all about – family and the joy of giving.
I have a black and white film version 1951 A Christmas Carol: starring Alastair Sim as Scrooge and Kathleen Harrison – a classic.
This year I am sending a few Christmas cards to old friends. It is a special card designed at school by my six year old grandson Archie.
For everyone else in Hertford I would like to pass on this message – unashamedly copied from A Christmas Carol – says it all!
Scrooge was better than his word ……. he became as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man, as the good old city knew, or any other good old city, town, or borough, in the good old world.
It was always said of him that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us! And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless Us, Every One!