Friday, December 17, 2004

snow in summer

Australia's sentimental attachment to snow-themed Xmas cards despite the Summer heat can be seen in this 1950's example from the wine nostalgia site:

This is the Barossa Valley au naturel in late December (source)
You know - sans snow sans sleigh sans ho ho ho

Comments: snow in summer

our Clare Valley wines could send out snowy christmas pamphlets, with tenuous justification:,1,3,B/l856&FF=dclare+snow+south+australia&3,,3,1,0
Posted by kent at December 18, 2004 01:58 AM

(and I won't have any cynics telling me that photo wasn't taken in december 1901.)
Posted by kent at December 18, 2004 02:00 AM

That's a find!

(I went down the wrong track looking for christmas parties but my evidence was inconclusive anyway. This could well have been taken in July),1,1,B/l856~1067251&FF=&1,0,,1,0
Posted by boynton at December 18, 2004 10:58 AM

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