Jacaranda Trees line the streets of Grafton, NSW


Showing posts with label Christmas 2016. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Christmas 2016. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

MISH MASH CHRISTMAS

Well Christmas is over for another year. We had a good time with family and friends.  Here is a snippet of what we did:

Just before Christmas I walked in the forest with my friends and we saw many wallabies this one looked good in the morning sun.

Our neighbours went on holidays to Vietnam and left their pet bearded dragon with us to look after. He was in his moulting stage.

We made arrangements to go to Ipswich to meet old friends, Joan and Norm. We have been friends since we met in Papua/New Guinea back in the early sixties.


Our daughter, Carol, and son in law, David, came from Sydney to spend Christmas Eve with us and Christmas Day with David's Parents. Bill cooked them a cherry tart. It was delicious.

For Christmas Eve dinner we had what is becoming traditional Australian sea food fare. We had
two beautiful Snapper fish with Moreton Bay Bugs and prawns with a variety of different salads. David cooked the fish to Thai perfection. Christmas cake and brandy sauce followed.

On Boxing Day we went to visit David's parents, Bill and Alma. They have four adult children in their thirties and forties but for ages they didn't have any grand children. Recently their daughter, Melody gave them a grandson.
Uncle David is thrilled with his new nephew. Alma and Bill are over the moon with their first grandchild.
 Of course we had to have a cuddle of this very welcome baby, Billy (William) His jump suit reads. "I'm still living with my parents"

So it was a fairly quiet Christmas because our other daughter, Sonya and SIL. Bernie and Fox and Banjo stayed in Melbourne to celebrate with Bernie's family this year. Last year they were with us.
I hope all my readers had a happy Christmas too.
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