Holidays and happiness

on 04 December 2017.

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The band played,

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the choir sang

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and the crowd grew.

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Announcements were made,

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the children impressed (as always).

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The kindly Mr Robert Harris spoke of holidays and happiness,

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then lit the lights,

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to the crowd's delight.

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Time for a quick pic of the jolly Clauses,

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before dropping gifts,

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in to eager pawses.

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Meanwhile, a vow to review inventory process,

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a formal photo

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while the Outrageously Colourful Jacket competition gets off to a flying start.

Photographs by kind permission of Mr Tony Bartlett, thank you Tony.

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