Thursday 19 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike
It is true, not everywhere in the world celebrates Christmas. For instance, we don’t, nor do the vast majority of Türks or in other other parts of the middle east and Asia.
Like all places across the globe, we all have our religious and cultural heritage; such as Kurban Bayram (Eid al adha) a couple of months back. So for us, it’ll be just a normal week at work next week, Cousin Spike Jnr will be at skool and Aunty Spike will be working away still as semester end exams are not far away; starting in the first few days of January.
But in the same way that we humbly appreciate those who acknowledge our festivals, we, that is my wife and I, or ‘Clan Spike’ as we have become known, would like to wish the followers and readers of this little blog, or The Spikey’s as we affectionately know you as, a very safe and peaceful Christmas and a happy New Year.
Whilst there may be some who might disagree with this, I really don’t care. I don’t care what religion you are, where you are from, what colour you are, or what your preferences are in life. The fact remains that if this holiday season is important to you, then I feel it’s only right that we are free to pass on our best wishes – and so we do…
Noeliniz kutlu olsun ve yeni yilinis kutlu olsun!
Although there is no coinciding this year of Christmas, Hanukkah or either of the main Eid festivals, this image sums up what I wanted to say: