How to Cope With Christmas Alone and Abroad

Ares Gabriel
4 min readDec 24, 2021
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Christmas alone. Many of you probably experienced this during the first year of the disease-which-shall-not-be-named in the infamous Yeare of Our Lorde Two Thousand and Twenty, but for better or for worse, my family and I isolated for two weeks and tested so that we could have a very small gathering. Which would make this year, my year in Northern Ireland, my first year of Christmas alone. And I have to be honest…

Ares Gabriel

Living a life of post-bohemian heartbreak so you don’t have to. Amateur bone re-articulator, professional wit.