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The Christmas Tree

“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all thirty feet tall.” Larry Wilde

This is Christmas 1960 at my grandparents home in Catford, South London and my sister Lindsay and I are clearly in awe of this magnificent lifelike specimen.

Christmas Eve

Christmas Tree

“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all thirty feet tall.”  Larry Wilde

As for most people Christmas was best when I was young and still believed in Santa Claus.  In those days we used to alternate between a Christmas at home and then at the grandparents the year after.  I can remember one of these quite clearly. I think it was 1959.

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