The New Year is beginning to creep across the globe, maybe hoping that nobody will notice.
East Asia first –
— Muhammad Rehan Kiani (@raihankiani) December 31, 2018
Kim Jong Un will also give a speech.
My phone perspective, the time of the New Year 2019, roasting the stove, eating squid, and drinking tea … #Beihai #China #food #emotion #life #travel #photography #foodphotography pic.twitter.com/BL7mNQpZbF
— Sunlight Lin (@lin_sunlight) December 31, 2018
— Sonica (@5onica) December 31, 2018
2018 through the Prime Minister's lens: Dmitry Medvedev's photographs from Russian regions pic.twitter.com/bigPPDWBkG
— Government of Russia (@GovernmentRF) December 30, 2018
And some not-so-happy greetings –
Moscow Patriarch Kirill threatened Constantinople Patriarch Bartholomew with the "Last Judgment" unless he withdrew his recognition of Tomos for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Not very nice New Year greeting.https://t.co/qnnaaCukju
— Anders Åslund (@anders_aslund) December 31, 2018
Not quite to Europe yet, but here’s an old German postcard from Tallinn that doesn’t look too different from the Town Hall Square now.
Happy New Year! In the pic: New Year’s postcard from #Tallinn, dating back to 1912, a glimpse to the Town Hall Square. #raekojaplats #Estonia #headuutaastat #hyvääuuttavuotta #GottNyttÅr pic.twitter.com/epYNJSrwyx
— Sofi Oksanen (@SofiOksanen) December 31, 2018
From more recent years past –
— The Spy Museum (@IntlSpyMuseum) December 31, 2018
What are you doing in the countdown? What good things happened to you this year? How can we make 2019 better?