Quotes and trees

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Yes It’s Christmas – the year I too wanted to be the fairy on the tree

This covers two prompts, both by Colleen at Silver Threading: Writer’s Quote Wednesday and Christmas trees from around the world – this being Surrey circa 1967

And then there was the time I took the fairy on the tree to extremes…

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Me, a tree – what’s not to like? Now where are the lights?

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published three books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars and Salisbury Square. In addition I published an anthology of short stories, Life, in a Grain of Sand this summer. A fourth book will be out soon. This started life as a novel in a week on this blog and will follow later this year. I blog about all sorts at geofflepard.com and welcome all comments. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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43 Responses to Quotes and trees

  1. Anabel Marsh says:

    Dig the waistcoat, man!

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  2. You up the tree as the fairy – nice! But you should have been carrying a wand!

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  3. I always knew you’d look great on top of a tree. However, not as good as Angela does. She’ll be back on Sunday.

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  4. You need to have a bit more sparkle to make a decent fairy Geoff! πŸ™‚

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  5. Peace, man. Funny how all our clothes were shades of brown then!
    Forensic analysis has revealed a discarded 350 piece jigsaw on the floor, definitely a staple of Christmas past!

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  6. willowdot21 says:

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

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  7. Mick Canning says:

    Hah! We’re beginning to learn quite a bit about you, Geoff!

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  8. Geoff, this is just fabulous! Thanks so much for jumping in with your pictures of your tree when you were a child. LOVE it!!! ❀

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  9. Reblogged this on Silver Threading and commented:
    Geoff LePard shares some great photos from Christmas past and present of his trees! What fun! ❀

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  10. Um… the only way I know to make a fairy stay on the top of a tree is to… um, er, you know! For your sake, I hope you didn’t have to. πŸ˜€

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  11. Annecdotist says:

    Sweet! So how will you follow that this year?

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  12. Charli Mills says:

    All you need now is tinsel!

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  14. Winterbourne House and Garden says:

    You should be grateful it wasn’t a Monkey puzzle tree https://diggingfordirt.wordpress.com/2015/12/01/the-christmas-tree-question/

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  16. Ha, ha! Great pictures and I loved the quote too! πŸ˜€

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