Theo: ‘The Christmas Man loves snow! When will the snow come, Mama?’
Alice: ‘Well, darling, we live in the Southern Hemisphere, down here. So it is Summer for us at Christmas time.’
I gesture wildly at the Globe.
Theo: ‘But…The Christman Man needs snow to fly!’
Alice: ‘He does?’
Theo: ‘Yes! I need snow for Christmas!’
Oh, good. I’ll just add that to the list of things you won’t be getting for Christmas.