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Hogwarts at Christmas

Hogwarts at Christmas

A week until Christmas. All our gifts are wrapped, there’s the Hobbit to go see and generally, I’m ready. Which is good.

Hogwarts at Christmas

Hogwarts at Christmas

Hogwarts at Christmas

I think it’s the expectation that this time of year should be nuts that puts all the pressure on. This weekend we’re making tamales but for Christmas Day we’ve gone for ready made food via Marks & Spencer. After Thanksgiving we’re kind of bored of turkey.

Hogwarts at Christmas

Hogwarts at Christmas

Hogwarts at Christmas

Of course, this kind of feels like cheating. But mostly it feels great. There will be Doctor Who to watch, all the Harry Potter things to do (Lego video games, watch all the films, listen to the audiobooks), J’s off for two weeks. There’s nothing to stress about. I have to keep telling myself that.

Hogwarts at Christmas

Hogwarts at Christmas

Hogwarts at Christmas

Hogwarts at Christmas

Hogwarts in the snow. Pure magic. Every person who walked through the entry to this room exclaimed in awe. Children and adults, old and young. It was loud and full of laughter and wonder and pure, old fashioned childhood amazement. It was awesome.

Hogwarts at Christmas

I can’t help thinking that’s the whole point anyway.

For the rest of the photos from this trip, go here.

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  1. Wow that sounds wonderful. I…am not ready yet. I’ve decided to try and keep this holiday as simple as possible with our recent move though there are logistics…candy canes to buy, you know important things!
    I LOVE Hogwarts in the snow. Talk about magical.
    Hope Your holiday is fun and simple and no stress and all that you wish for!
    Kellen
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