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FESTIVE FUN ... a game of two halves ...

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Christmas morning dawned bright, mild and sparkling

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The silver birch shimmered in the sunshine

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Our resident robin made an early start …

… vibrant songs at full volume …

Always delightful, but especially on Christmas day …


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My kitchen plants were in party mood, with tinsel …

This one is Polystichum setiferum from Bjs …

It’s maturing well … I love it … ferns are FUN !


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Here’s the baby Wisley Cream …

… growing taller at an alarming rate.

Propagating plants is FUN

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These days Crocus budgie has a weak right foot

… but he joined in the festivities with his glitterball …

His game is hooking the bell onto the cage bars …

FUN

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My dogs’ favourite uncle gave them a reindeer toy …

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Reindeer tug games began in a gentle fashion …

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… but became more energetic …

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And meanwhile, the robin continued to entertain …

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Tugging is FUN

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Singing loudly is FUN

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… we hope you had lots of fun …

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Wild, wet, windy weather due this coming week …

… stay safe, dry and warm xxx

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it looks like you all had lots of fun over Christmas. Conker and Truffles look like they've both won the tug of war, those photos made me chuckle. Do you think they will ever create an indestructible dog toy (or cat toy, for that matter)?

27 Dec, 2013

 

Thats looks like a lot of fun and frolics at your house Terra, the photos are smashing and so nice to see the robin against the blue sky, it was a lovely day here as well so different from todays wild, wet and windy conditions..
Brynner has treated the gifts in the usual manner and one has been completely chewed and the remains went into the bin, unlike Conker and Truffle he doesn't believe in being gentle, how naughty is that???
Stay warm and cosy Terra......

27 Dec, 2013

 

Oh heck that Iciar baby is haunting me again!!!!!!

27 Dec, 2013

 

I'm so pleased you too had fun, Terra ! xx

27 Dec, 2013

 

Love all your happy fun photos and then finally lol the photos of Conker and Truffle and the demolished Reindeer! Oh dear poor Rudolph.....but happy boys I'm sure!! So pleased you had a sunny Christmas day serenaded by your lovely Robin :o)

27 Dec, 2013

 

Fun, fun, fun! Poor rudolf the no head reindeer :(

27 Dec, 2013

 

Nice to see you all enjoying your Christmas :o))
Poor reindeer toy doesn't look like he's enjoying himself though lol
I hope you haven't had any bad weather there TT.

27 Dec, 2013

 

Decapitation fully documented.

28 Dec, 2013

 

Lovely blog at Christmas TT. Conker and truffle had a fun tug of war! Both doggies looking really smart and well too. I hope you are keeping away the aches and pains. Have a good rest during the stormy days, so you are ready for a spot of gardening when the sun shines over this weekend, as forecast. Those weather persons are getting spookily accurate.

28 Dec, 2013

 

Thanks everyone for your comments ...
I've just spent two hours up ladders, trimming climbers ...
nice to be able to do that in pleasant sunshine ..

And good news is that Rudolph has been repaired :o)))

28 Dec, 2013

 

Love the blog, and the photos, top class as per TT......xx

28 Dec, 2013

 

Hi Dotty ..
thanks ... the robin is such a delight ..
... he sang to me this morning while I trimmed the climbers. :o) xx

28 Dec, 2013

 

Glad you all enjoyed your Christmas day,Terra..two happy boys there..I hope the stitching back of Rudolphs head,is still holding fast..:o)x

28 Dec, 2013

 

Hi Sandra ... Thanks ..
Rudolph is still intact ... :o))) x

28 Dec, 2013

 

Much better stitching than in foreign lands then Terra..British is best :o) xx

28 Dec, 2013

 

Nice to have a happy ending Terra xxx
a headless Rudy would be no fun, santa would be going round in circles
After your lovely happy christmas all my best wishes for a peaceful 2014 xxx

29 Dec, 2013

 

Hi Terra, I had to smile at the boys playing so they both won , looks like they had a lot of fun hehe :0)

29 Dec, 2013

 

Thanks Pam ...
The two halves are back together :o)
let's hope 2014 will be good ... xxx

Hi Sue ...
Conker and Truffle are not usually destructive ..
they are generally very gentle ...
... but this toy seemed to have very little in the way of stitching holding the head to the body. The dogs were very surprised to find they had half a toy each ! Lol. :o)

30 Dec, 2013

 

Ha ha Tt....naughty Conker and Truffle...they both look as if butter wouldn't melt too! Don't forget to sew Rudys head on the right way round...... Or that could be more fun for the boys...:)). Baby WC is really putting a spurt on, it needs my wall to clamber up.....hope to see it soon.....take care and have a great gardening 2014 xx

30 Dec, 2013

 

Ha ha Janey .. were you watching me sew the head back on ?
I did have great trouble getting the head the correct way round !

Baby WC is doing well ... and when journeying to Lincolnshire, he will be well-wrapped in loo roll ;o) ... xxx

30 Dec, 2013

 

Hope, Rudi is back in form :-)

1 Jan, 2014

 

Truffle looks a bit sad at what happened - he didn't expect that! Glad to hear poor Rudi is back together.
Wishing you and your helpers a very happy new year Terra.

1 Jan, 2014

 

Your photography skills areamazing Tt, that robin pic is wonderful. Lovely to see the boys having fun, albeit at Rudolphs expense (love his expression), so glad there was a surgeon nearby to put poor Rudolph together again. Happy New Year:-))

2 Jan, 2014

 

Love your blog TT. Viewed a bit late. The dogs are looking very well & have obviously enjoyed their Christmas!

3 Jan, 2014

 

Thank you everyone ...
My pets and the garden birds all help to brighten up the winter days :o)

3 Jan, 2014

 

Glad you all had such a lovely time. Happy new year Terra..x

4 Jan, 2014

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