Wee Scoops

Measure for Measure

Sanstorm’s Advent 18

Behind door eighteen – is a Nativity Play!

They are works of cultural genius. The Christmas story has probably had more interpretations and presentations than any other event in history, maybe.

Nativity plays used to frustrate me, in the obsession there seemed to be with presenting things from a random angle: from the point of view of a star; from the point of view of the donkey; from the memoirs of the inn-keeper…

There was criticism in the papers about little cantatas that schools were producing that meant that children were not learning “Away In a Manger” and “Silent Night” – but they were learning random lyrics about donkeys and hens.

However, daughter#2 was “Mary” in the Nursery “Christmas Event” and I hope that daughter#1 will be Mary today. She was a star in her school nativity, in both senses 😉

If only I could find some authentic footwear for her. Black patent school shoes, peppa pig canvas shoes or furry suede boots???


Single Post Navigation

3 thoughts on “Sanstorm’s Advent 18

  1. She wore black school shoes and looked the business as usual.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: