My Christmas – Sophie Neville

Describe a typical Christmas Day in your household.

We scuttle off to our village church where people have gathered to celebrate the birth of Jesus for over a thousand years. Tears well in my eyes when I think of the joy and laughter, the disappointment and pain that has been brought there through the ages. We return to a bizarre Christmas tree, made from a holly bush covered in baubles, and light the fire to help bind us together as a family.

Which was your best Christmas – and why?

Last year I spent Christmas in Africa, where my next book ‘Makorongo’s War’ is set. We sat watching wild animals in the golden evening light.

Who do you think would make the most entertaining guest to invite to Christmas dinner – and why?

first published in The Good Christmas Guide 2017 Describe a typical Christmas Day in your household. We scuttle off to our village church where people have gathered to celebrate the birth of Jesus for over a thousand years. Tears well … Continue reading the original story…

Sophie Neville at Araminta Blue's art exhibition 2017