Merry Christmas Everyone! Shannon and I are away for the next couple of weeks for the Christmas break. We’re taking Thomas down to my parents for Christmas, which will be nice as they haven’t seen him since he was about 2 weeks old (a couple of months ago!) That should be fun, although the weather doesn’t look great – wet and humid. We’ll just have to watch the boxing day test from the MCG and eat lots of food. Sigh. What a tough break.

We’ll be back on Demography is Destiny in early January, so we hope that you have a peaceful and blessed Christmas. If you’re traveling, please do so safely.

See you in 2013!

Marcus Roberts is a Senior Researcher at the Maxim Institute in Auckland, New Zealand, and was co-editor of the former MercatorNet blog, Demography is Destiny. Marcus has a background in the law, both...