Aldous Leonard Huxley 1894 –1963 was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the Huxley family. He graduated from Balliol College at the University of Oxford with a first-class honours in English literature. He was best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian future; for non-fiction books, such as The Doors of Perception, which recalls experiences when taking a psychedelic drug; and a wide range of essays
Christmas tale by Alexei Mikhailov. The Christmas Eve of my fantasies. The little church in the woods. walk, ski, sled, snowshoe to church and then home to have hot chocolate (hot toddies) by the fire while waiting for Santa.