Christmas 2019 was a non-affair due to Covid-19, so this year I'll be bringing extra generosity and cheer. Here, I look back warmly at three of my favourite festive seasons—with some of my most special festive memories of all time.
In the early Nineties, when I was studying in Canada, I had the pleasure of being invited to Maui, Hawaii by my friend David Agell and his parents. They had two amazing homes side-by-side, overlooking the water, and generously invited me and many of our Hong Kong friends to spend Christmas and New Year. We did this several years in a row, and each year was a wonderful opportunity for far-flung friends, who were living or also studying in other parts of the world, to all gather and spend some amazing time together against a spectacular backdrop and to thaw out our winter blues.