WPC: Anticipation of Christmas

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The Daily Post: Anticipation

Thanks to everyone liking my posts. I have been flat out this week getting ready for our last market of the year.  I am dressing up as Mrs Claus and giving out sweets (candies) to all our young visitors.

PS: I made this nativity scene some years ago – with machine embroidery.

Michelle’s Weekly Pets: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

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Good morning from another muggy Hastings morning.

I thought I would be ahead of the crowd and do my shopping this morning at 7 AM.  Well so did everyone else and the carpark was already fill by the time I arrived a few minutes after 7.  I just did my normal, every week shopping which I do every Wednesday so that my trolley was nearly empty compared to all the other trolleys.  My one extra for Christmas was to get some cherries.  All around me everyone was frantically filling up their trollies like the shops would be closed for a week.  Bedlam.

Anyway it is good to get that chore out of the way and just chill out for the rest of the day.

So a Christmas theme today for Michelle’s challenge:

https://hopethehappyhugger.wordpress.com/2014/12/23/michelles-weekly-pet-challenge-roundup-and-start-of-new-week-68/

When I took my son to do his last minute shopping I wandered around town taking photos as I do.  This and the silver so called trees in the fountain are the only decorations we have.  So Scrooge is alive and well in our local council.

Just something a bit different today.

All the very best to all my blogging friends around the world.  Enjoy your festive season.

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Cee’s Oddball Challenge: Christmas Teddy

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Good morning from a cooler sunny Hastings morning.

A Christmas theme for my Oddball challenge from Cee.

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: Week 42

There is a Christmas shop in the CBD that is more like a grotto with Santa Claus sitting in his big chair waiting for the children to come and see him.

I just loved this Teddy sitting outside in the window.  So cute.

http://sillarit.wordpress.com/2014/12/21/odd-junk/

Digging for Britain

http://woollymuses.wordpress.com/2014/12/22/cees-odd-ball-challenge-wk-42/

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The Daily Post: Gone but not forgotten

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Good morning from a grey Hastings morning.

A Christmas theme today for the prompt from the Daily Post:

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/gone-but-not-forgotten/

Hastings has brought out their decorations for Christmas.

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We have Father Christmas flying past the Westermans building.

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And 5 of these silver trees adorn the fountain in the CBD are the total amount of decorations to celebrate Christmas.  A bit on the scrooge side I reckon.

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But my neighbour is determined that we wont forget his house this year.

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We all have Christmases long gone that we remember with fondness, while there are others we would rather forget, but somehow are never forgotten.

http://sustainabilitea.wordpress.com/2014/12/05/weekly-photo-challenge-gone-but-not-forgotten-sunday/

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WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone, But Not Forgotten

http://marshaleith.wordpress.com/2014/12/05/wordpress-weekly-photo-challengegone-but-not-forgotten/

http://piecesofstarlight.wordpress.com/2014/12/05/weekly-photo-challenge-gone-but-not-forgotten-this-summers-harvest/

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