Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Eve

It’s Christmas Eve, and today’s door is the door to my heart. I want to wish you all a very peaceful, blessed and hopeful Christmas. I hope whoever you are with on Christmas Day, that you have a wonderful time, … Continue reading

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Christmas 100 years ago

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/35151273/this-is-how-christmas-looked-100-years-ago This link takes you to an article from the BBC website and contains some lovely photographs from Christmas around 100 years ago, mainly from London. I really enjoyed the article, and thought you might like it too 🙂 Merry … Continue reading

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Another Two Door Special

Another two-door day special for Day 12 of our advent calendar! This is the kitchen at our family home in Farm Hill, Woodingdean. The white door opens onto the hall, which we saw earlier this week. The material hanging behind … Continue reading

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Christmas Advent Calendar

I love Christmas advent calendars, starting on the first of December, opening a little door each day, revealing a festive picture – or a chocolate 🙂 I thought I would do my own version of an advent calendar here! Every … Continue reading

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Sitting on Santa’s Knee

In the current issue of “Yours” magazine (Issue 233, December 2015) you will be able to see me, sitting on Santa’s knee, aged three. I look very uncomfortable, almost scared, but this was one fear I overcame very quickly and … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Coming

Christmas is coming, I’ve already bought my cards and some of my presents and I am looking forward to spending time with my family. Looking back at photographs of Christmas in years past I see it has always been a … Continue reading

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Christmas 1970s Style

Here are a couple of photographs I have from a family Christmas in 1970 or ’71. The first of our indoor colour photographs, we had just discovered the flash bulb! I am standing in my Christmas slippers, proudly displaying all … Continue reading

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Christmas 1960s Style

The Nativity Play One of the traditions of Christmas is the school Nativity play where everyone in the school takes part. Here is a photo that appeared in our local newspaper in 1968. Woodingdean Primary School’s nativity of that year, … Continue reading

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Christmas 1950s Style

Here is a photograph I have of my parents and their families taken at Christmas. It must be in the 1950s and it’s lovely to see everyone together around the table, looking so happy. In the photograph my parents are … Continue reading

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