I was beyond thrilled when the Christmas markets opened up here in London at the end of November. This country is not very big on Halloween, so they slowly push Christmas earlier and earlier. By the end of November, we were all very ready for some arts and crafts.
On a gorgeous, open-coat weather afternoon, I went with two girlfriends to the Southbank Christmas Market and Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.
We crossed the Thames to get from one market to the other, and this was the foggy view of Londontown:
I don’t know about where you are, but it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here…