Archive for the tag 'Decorations'

With one thing and another I have been rather busy recently. Christmas preparations are a little behind…
Stage two of our house decoration project was delayed (due to unexpected circumstances) from the expected October schedule until last week. This meant last minute furniture relocation from three rooms in readiness for the decorator to perform his magic. [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 16th 2018

We had some complications along the way but both Christmas trees are finally up and decorated. As I was going to bed on Saturday evening I noticed that even though the heating was turned off it still appeared to be running. It is only a few weeks since we had a similar problem fixed. This [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 14th 2015

Three phrases that sum up Christmas are:
Peace on earth,
Goodwill to men,
And batteries not included.

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 19th 2012

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 11th 2012

My trees are now up and decorated a little earlier than usual leaving one less thing to worry about.  The Christmas day and Boxing day arrangements are also finalised so everything is eventually falling into place.  This left me with Sunday free to chill out.  I took the opportunity to visit Attingham park decked out [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Dec 10th 2012

10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 25th 2011

A Tannenbaum is a fir tree (die Tanne) or Christmas tree (der Weihnachtsbaum). Although most Christmas trees today are Fichten (spruce) rather than Tannen, the qualities of the evergreen have inspired musicians to write several “Tannenbaum” songs in German over the years. The best known version (above) was penned in 1824 by [...]

9 Comments CherryPie on Dec 22nd 2011

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