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Holidays and Jollydays.


By marge


Hi everyone, just touching base again, been to Tenerife for two weeks, but am now back.

Done a lot of sleeping, eating, walking and drinking – in that order. Seen lots of lovely plants and sun. There has been a lot of wind, and unusually chilly, the locals have been complaining of the cold, they have had to put shoes and jumpers on! Something our friend has not done for two years!

Last night, (Friday) we flew into Leeds/Bradford Airport, and had to do a “non-standard” landing due to 50 mile an hour cross winds, it was a bit of a white knuckle descent. We had to be towed from the runway by a “tug” to a place of safety to disembark, only to be blown across the tarmac to the waiting buses.The plane would them be moved and anchored down! It was a relief to get back in our own home.

Out Christmas begins tomorrow, when we go with our daughter and grandson on the Santa Train. We did it last year and it was great fun. It is only a short piece of restored railway, and the train goes backwards and forwards until Santa has spoken to every child and given them a present. The adults get whisky and mince pie to stop them getting bored. It is wonderful to see the childrens faces.

So, MERRY CHRISTMAS to everyone.

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Hello Marge ~
What an exciting time for you !
I'm relieved your roller coaster plane ride ended calmly.

Sounds like you are much safer on the Santa Train :o)
What a great idea to keep the wheels rolling until Santa has seen all the children.

Merry Christmas to you, and your family, and I hope you have lots of Jollydays in 2009.
best wishes from Terratoonie, Conker and

20 Dec, 2008


Hi, thank you, we get to have our Christmas dinner with our daughter and grandson too, so we have a lot to look forward to.

I wish for you all that you would wish for yourself in 2009.

20 Dec, 2008


Welcome back Marge - have a lovely Christmas with your family.

20 Dec, 2008


Thanks Spritzhenery.
It is lovely to go away and do something different, but their is a relief in coming home and being in your own bed! Or is my age begining to show?

Best wishes to you and yours, love Marge.

20 Dec, 2008


welcome back Marge.
happy christmas and best wishes for the new yr

20 Dec, 2008


Hi Trish, thank you. It's nice to be back. I hope you and yours have a good Christmas, all you wish for in the New Year. Love, Marge.

20 Dec, 2008


I'm with you, Marge .... lovely to go away but even lovelier to come home! Glad you had a good break. Happy Christmas!

21 Dec, 2008


Hi Marge glad you enjoyed your holiday, i like my own bed aswell, merry xmas to you & your family.

21 Dec, 2008


Welcome home Marge. Glad you didn't get blown away. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family. o<0:o)

21 Dec, 2008


Merry Christmas Marge and all. I'm glad you got back safe :o)

21 Dec, 2008


Merry Christ mas Marge...and welcome home.

21 Dec, 2008

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