Had the two train service been running, fbb had planned to stop off at Sandown for 20 minutes before concluding his ride. Alas only a quick snap out of the sliding doors was possible.
The fbb Advent Calendar
The fbb Alphabetical Advent Calendar
At that time Emperor Augustus ordered a census to be taken throughout the Roman Empire. When this first census took place, Quirinius was the governor of Syria. Everyone, then, went to register himself, each to his own hometown.
This took Joseph and Mary (no donkey mentioned and no blue frock - they wouldn't have been able to afford either!) from Nazareth to Bethlehem ...
... the birthplace of King David, thus fulfilling several Old Testament prophecies.
fbb goes to a non-Biblical location:-