Should traditions in society be preserved at all costs or, from time to time, evaluated to see if they need to be transformed for a new age or discarded forever
Marriage a sacred rite in most religions of the world brings grace to those partaking; does it still mean something when the fancy clothes worn are stored away?
The Melbourne city precinct from Federation Square to Bourke Street Mall has been transformed into a Christmas wonderland. From the precinct of St Paul’s Cathedral where Christmas light projections reflect on the original Christmas journey to the Docklands packed with tourists from around the country and overseas there is plenty of meeting and greeting, eating and drinking going on.
An evening of traditional elegance, say at the White House or Government House Australia, still requires a perfection of planning and wise organisation so that it appears not to be contrived at all.