Xmas 2011

 

We had Julie’s parents visiting over Xmas and New Year. Unlike their previous Christmas visit (2009), this year there was no blizzard to contend with!

 

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Xmas morning: time to start drinking!

 

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Xmas morning: and who’s invading my kitchen!

 

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There’s a goose to prepare!

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With the goose in the oven, there’s plenty of time for a long walk

 

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Leda joined us for Xmas day

 

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The cook got quite hammered!

 

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The goose is well and truly cooked – very nice

 

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Sandy’s extra-special Xmas pub. Not sure how much booze went into it, but after flaming it, it took an hour and a half to go out!

 

 

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After the meal, we open the prezzies – that is if Graham can stay awake

 

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Ines joined us for Boxing Day. Time for another walk

 

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Ines instructs Julie in the fine art of making German potato dumplings

 

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They went very well with buffalo stew

 

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Two days of gluttony!

 

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And that Xmas pud is still burning!

 

 

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