A spot of decorating
The first thing Helen decided to
do in the off season was to redecorate the lounge. It was long overdue as it
hadn't been touched since moving in. She appeared to put mud all over the
walls, and after the first coat even she was worried! She also started to
build wall units to house her new trophy collection.
Helen decides to paint
the walls with mud!
Christmas arrived and all the usual excitement arrived with it. It really is
a military operation where Helen is concerned! She even kept the photo of
the tree from last year to make sure all the decorations went in the correct
places this year !!!!!! As usual, team members Pooky and Penny dressed up
and sat proudly on the new cushions that Helen seem to take weeks making.
Fun was had by all when all the
in-laws ( and out-laws ) joined us for the festivities. And Helen was over
the moon when Santa brought her a new cam shaft. ( No ones told her normal
women get jewellery and perfume ).
Dean breathed a sign of relief
when the walls actually looked like "Chocolate Suede" and not mud, and the
trophy's seemed to like their new home too.
Just look at the size of that
new trophy cabinet Helen's building!
Pooky and Penny gave their
seal of approval.
It all looked a lot better
after the second coat.
The trusty crew dress up for
the occasion yet again.
Christmas eve meal, and
Christine doesn't worry about there being no mistletoe.
started with a lovely country walk for Helen and Chris. A local walking
group organise the walk every year, and lets face it some of us need the
More activity followed for Helen
and Dean as they put some more garden lighting in. They managed to choose
one of the coldest days of the year to do it !
Getting the tree to look like
this is a military operation!
The Boxing day country
walk.....can you spot the red head?
Chris with the walking group
Putting in some garden
lighting...they need the exercise after all that Christmas pudding !