Monday, 2 December 2013
I've never seen a postcard version of an Advent calendar before, but one arrived for me the other day from Germany, in the shape of a mouthwatering gingerbread house. I haven't opened any of the little windows for fear of spoiling it but perhaps if I'm very careful...
It was sold in aid of the SOS Children's Villages, a worldwide concern providing care for children who have lost their parents one way or another. The children live in houses which are grouped together into a village. They provide care for about 50,000 children in 133 countries.