The last few days of the Year

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The last few days of 2021
I wish that the twinkling stars and Christmas tree lights could stay up until the end of March when the clocks jump forward into Spring. Who else agrees?

Over Christmas & Boxing Day I went on a few walks to get some fresh air and also to enjoy the twinkling lights and decorations around the area.

A few of the lovely lights seen on our walk over Christmas.

J cat not too impressed with his ribbon!
Z cat waiting for his Christmas dinner!

A short video of the lights on our walk.

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Boxing Day

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Well I hoped you all survived Christmas?
Let me know how you spent it and what was your best & worst present?

This image popped up on my timeline the other day so I thought I would share it on here. I created this with several of my photographs layered over each other. They can be very time consuming to make so I have not created many in 2021 but hopefully will have more time to create a few more in 2022.

Did you know that Boxing Day got its name when Queen Victoria was on the throne in the 1800s and has nothing to do with the sport of boxing.

The name comes from a time when the rich used to box up gifts to give to the poor.

Boxing Day was traditionally a day off for servants, and the day when they received a special Christmas box from their masters.

The servants would also go home on Boxing Day to give Christmas boxes to their families.

Nowadays shops are all open on Boxing Day and it’s like Christmas has been forgotten already!

2022 Alternative Photography april archive Autumn beningbrough hall birds blossom blue botanical butterfly cards cats Christmas cumbria cyanotypes february Flowers Gardens history lakes Landscapes macro march may memories months national trust nature Photography quote quotes SJ Butler snow Spring summer sun printing sunrise sunset travels trees video weather winter Yorkshire