Posts Tagged ‘christmas

The garbology of Christmas

Dec 23, 2010 | Discuss

The garbology of Christmas

Two weeks ago yesterday, I was about to ring the Council. It was lunchtime, and still no garbage truck. As usual I’d raced out of the house, wheeling the garbage bin on to the footpath at around eight. For reassurance, I quickly lifted the lid of the neighbours’ bin, which we always put ours next to, and is always there well ahead of time. It was full. The truck was clearly still on its way. It wouldn’t have mattered that much to miss the truck. It takes us a while to fill the bin these da...Read more

Deck the mall

Dec 21, 2009 | Discuss

Deck the mall

Held just once a year under the brilliant stewardship of Fran Stoops, the Christmas market night showcases the best of Alice: talent, culture and all round good-will. Take a stroll down the mall and sample the ambience and music on the night Alice finally got its own Christmas tree....Read more