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Christmas decorations going up already

Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by Learning, Nov 21, 2020 at 12:41 AM.

  1. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    Taken on 19th November.
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2020 at 12:49 AM
  2. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    Been up 2 weeks in our house! I think lot’s of folk have been doing the same.
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  3. Trannifan

    Trannifan Well-Known Member

    The christmas tree in the centre of town was put up at least a week ago. On the other hand, the christmas market has been cancelled.
  4. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    I'm clearing a space. Chair to go upstairs. Fingers crossed for my climb...
  5. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    At the earliest it will be 12 December. Our tree and the lights I put up outside are in the loft in the annexe. We have someone staying there until 11/12 so I can’t really go in and get them before then. That pleases me TBH.
  6. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

    I've got a plan....clear space to build bikes and not have room for a tree inside.
  7. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Chair upstairs. It's one that really should be dumped. Had it since the 1970s, but it is a classic. Needs refurbishment though. Shame Nige's wife is not nearer!
    Enough for today with furniture moving.
  8. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    We have a good courier that travels all over the place. I think he may draw the line a bit further south of you though.:)
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  9. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    I spotted the first Christmas decorations in Helensburgh about six weeks ago. Someone evidently thought 'sod this for a laugh' and decided to start making merry.

    For the last couple of years we have bought our tree from Ikea because at £25 a tree with a £20 gift voucher to spend in store we couldn't really afford not to. I used the voucher to buy (unscented) candles and plants. I don't even know if they'll be selling trees again this year and as the local places all start at about £60 a tree we may not bother. I'm not about to buy a fake one. I guess we'll be able to find out when we are once again legally allowed to travel to Glasgow in about three weeks.
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  10. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Yep. I'd have to get my courier to deliver to your courier!
    It's a Scandinavian looking leather/bentwood swivel (lost the swivel years ago and welded). needs the framework recovered etc etc.
  11. Mark101

    Mark101 Well-Known Member

    Bit late since the Stamford & Peterborough ones have been up for a while. Here in Spalding someone has installed a coloured light bulb in a shop doorway.
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