Unpacking.

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think the jet lag is over…

Though I find I’m still saying stupid things to people that I don’t mean. Maybe it might need another day.

This is a bunch of flowers sent to me by Thermomix to celebrate the auspicious day of my birth. It’s nice to work for a company that does things like this.

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On my first morning back I had a cuppa with my new Mr Darcy mug that I bought from Jane Austen’s house, while I waited for Evan18 to put my UK sim card in the bin and reconnect me back to the hive in Australia. The first text I received was from someone reminding me that in 2 days time I’d booked a demo. Ok. Right back into it!

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But look at this. I bought Christmas tree ornaments as I made my way across the length and breadth of Europe the few countries I visited.

This Christmas tree is going to be EPIC.

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An angel from the Vatican. Her wings have fallen off but I’ll get Dad to glue them back on.

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Some places didn’t have actual Christmas tree ornaments. This keyring will do just fine.

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So will this one.

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I bought Napolean’s hat from his tomb. This is the first excursion I made by myself in Paris, before Scott and his superior map-reading skills came to join me. I’m proud of this one.

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This is from Stratford-on-Avon. Hamlet holding Yorrick’s skull.

“Alas, poor Yorrick. I knew him well…”

What Christmas tree is complete without this?

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Dracula from the Paris Opera House and Mary Queen of Scots.

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Anne Boleyn from Hever Castle.

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This is just a small sample of the wonder that will be Christmas at the Frogdancer house this year, and every coming year.

Happy days.

 

 

 

 

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4 Responses to Unpacking.

  1. Lucinda Sans says:

    Good to hear you back online. I love your decorations. What joy you will have every Christmas. Wish I’d bought the decorations I’d seen.

  2. Urspo says:

    they are splendid.

  3. foodnstuff says:

    Welcome home! It looks like birthday wishes are in order too. Thanks for that terrific tour-by-blog. I really enjoyed it although all that walking was exhausting!

  4. Kelley says:

    ‘Mr Darcy mug that I bought from Jane Austen’s house…’

    still with the bragging… 😉

    lol

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