days to go
The countdown continues. We're really getting close now! Opening up today's advent calendar, you discover...Eucalyptus
Festive Fact: There's so much eucalyptus oil in a gum tree, that the entire trees have been known to explode in a bushfire! The oil creates a beautiful blue haze around forests of eucalypts -- the air in a eucalypt forest smells amazing!
Of course, in Australia where the eucalyptus has its home, Christmas is a time for barbecues on the beach and "White Wine in the Sun". Bizarrely, though, the Aussie Santa still wears a big red and white furry coat - he must be sweltering....