Epiphany

image‘I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year’

~ Charles Dickens

The season of Epiphany (Epifania) has begun as the Twelve Days of Christmas have ended. Italians celebrate this religious holiday through the Befana an old witch-like woman who brings either coal or sweets to children (depending on whether the child has been good or naughty!).

My Christmas Poinsettia, a gift from a friend, continues to bloom beautifully, bringing a burst of colour to recent grey days.

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