Blogmas 2017 Day 22: The Christmas Tree

We put up the Christmas tree on Wednesday, pulling out old favourite decorations like the French little drummer boy I was given when I was 11 years old.  We have too many decorations for our small artificial tree, having had real ones of a much larger size when we lived in Copenhagen.  Still, the tree must go up, and there it stands in the window for all to see.

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The oldest decoration on the tree…
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…and the newest, this cute little cat

Also on display is the fairy that used to grace the top of the tree when I was a child.  I actually believed she was real when I was really small.  She has weathered the test of time, and this year sits between a round fluffy robin, whose age is also indeterminate, and another new addition, the fat little robin on the right.

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The old and the new

So there we have it…only one more day of Blogmas 2017 to go……

You can find Thistles and Kiwis on Facebook, and also on Instagram@thistleandkiwis.  As for Twitter….am totally inactive these days.  If you want to get in touch, email me on thistlesandkiwis@gmail.com

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