What the Dickens – the posts of Christmas just past and presents!

So, the build up. Sledge and sign out ready to guide Santa and brighten up the street.
So, the build up. Sledge and sign out ready to guide Santa and brighten up the street.
Always remember 'to feed the birds' (hmmm, more than tuppence a bag now) but Matthew and Daisy enjoyed filling the bird feeder.
Always remember ‘to feed the birds’ (hmmm, more than tuppence a bag now) but Matthew and Daisy enjoyed filling the bird feeder.
Last of the parsnips from the allotment - all scrubbed and ready for Christmas!
Last of the parsnips from the allotment – all scrubbed and ready for Christmas!
'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring ... Well not strictly true as Mariery and James were preparing the Christmas Eve feast - American style!
‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring … Well not strictly true as Mariery and James were preparing the Christmas Eve feast – American style!
Those not cooking were busy 'Kerplunking' - well, someone has to!
Those not cooking were busy ‘Kerplunking’ – well, someone has to!

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After stockings and breakfast all presents put around the tree.
After stockings and breakfast all presents put around the tree for later – yes, later!
Yes, more mince pies ready for Christmas tea time.
Yes, more mince pies ready for Christmas tea time.
Round to Prospect House for lunch and a big family get together.
Round to Prospect House for lunch and a big family get together.

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Tea time and the arrival of Grandma ...
Tea time and the arrival of Grandma …
... and Gramps. "Now, David, have I told you the story about ...?"
… and Gramps. “Now, David, have I told you the story about …?”
Grandma graces us all with style - and James's jumper isn't too shabby either.
Grandma graces us all with style – and James’s jumper isn’t too shabby either.
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We all know it is Boxing Day so David wearing the ubiquitous Christmas jumper has nattily styled it with a charming ‘box’ hat! Ho Ho!

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Finally, the last box to be opened on Boxing Day after a jolly walk to the park was the biggest box of all, full of presents for Madeleine, Matthew and Daisy - all tied up with a great big bow! Merry Christmas everyone and a Happy New Year.
Finally, the last box to be opened on Boxing Day after a jolly walk to the park was the biggest box of all, full of presents for Madeleine, Matthew and Daisy – all tied up with a great big bow! Merry Christmas everyone and a Happy New Year.

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