This year we have decided not to send Christmas cards, and instead have made a donation to Cows for Cambodia on everyone's behalf. This is a locally run charity that provides poor Cambodian families with a cow. This is how it works. Cows for Cambodia is essentially a “COW BANK”. They loan Cambodian families a pregnant cow. They must look after the cow, and when it has the calf they get to keep the calf. Cows for Cambodia take their cow back, ready to be impregnated again. It’s more about providing an opportunity to break the poverty cycle rather than a direct handout. To find out more about Cows for Cambodia, (and also make a donation if you wish), follow this link.
We wish all our family and friends a very Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year. We'll leave you with the weather forecast for Adelaide where we are expecting the hottest Christmas in 70 years and some pictures from some local houses all decked out for Christmas.