The following images were captured at beautiful Cathedral Grove on Vancouver Island, British Columbia during my house exchange there in February this year. Some of the Douglas Fir trees in this Grove are over 800 years old.
Since our "brothers and sisters" in the Northern Hemisphere are coming into Winter, it seems appropriate to include these in today's post, because scenes like this seem somehow synonymous with Christmas in those regions.
Meanwhile, those of us in the Southern Hemisphere - just beginning our Summer - are likely to experience many many days of temperatures in the 30s and 40s Centigrade over the next 3 months!
Well, wherever you are (or will be) for Christmas, may it be a happy, safe and meaningful celebration for you and your loved ones.
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