Life was simpler back in the early 1960s. Everything connected with Christmas is on top of, alongside, or in front of the radiogram.
- Christmas Tree - check
- Creche with the Angel Gabriel on top - check
- Fruit (including rare oranges and bananas) - check
- Nuts with nutcracker - check
- Selection of drinks including sherry and two bottles of beer, and a tray of all-purpose glasses at the ready - check
- Fern wallpaper - check
I suppose the gifts are out of sight under the tree. Surely that one wrapped parcel on the chair can't be the only gift!
It's quite possible that the Cratchits had more for their Christmas Day celebrations than this but "Be it ever so humble," this little corner of our household brought more joy than you can possibly imagine.
|Christmas Vittels in the Nason Household|