Children, Christmas, Family, Fiction, Food, Priorities

Christmas Night

Loud laughter and music filled the sky. The smell of six course meals touched every neighbour’s nose. Children inside stared hungrily at the gifts waiting under the tree. The grown-ups sipped wine and said things that could only be said under the influence of alcohol. Even Santa Claus felt drunk and decided to visit the others – those without a chimney, those without a roof. The children outside cherished a warm fire made by the adults. A merry night it was.

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