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Today Em and I went to the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. The little German Market was fun, and we pigged out on ham and cheese pretzel thingies (not quite sure what they were!), followed by mini pancakes topped with Nutella and whipped cream (Em's choice) and then chocolate covered grapes on a stick.

We walked around, watching the people on the ice rink and the rides. There was one ride where the children sat on little reindeer that bobbed up and down - that was the best. Then we sat for a while in the park and (naughtily) fed the pigeons and the squirrels - London just wouldnt be the same without the pigeons, come on, admit it!

Then we stood at a stall and drank mulled wine while fake snow (I think it was foam, but it really looked like snow!) wafted down from the top of the little wooden house. When it started you should have seen the children's faces - they thought it was real!

With very best wishes for a peaceful Christmas and a prosperous and healthy New Year from me (and my doves!) to you all - especially all the people I have PM'd and emailed this year.

Faith xx

Posted at 24th Dec 2008 - 03:40PM   Posted by Faith   Winter Wonderland Comments: 7

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Fennie's Avatar Wow! Sounds great fun. And a lovely Christmassy dove. Here just the cleaning, tidying, last minute shopping etc before the masses descend tomoz. Sneaking a break for a dip into PC. Must put the champagne in the fridge! Happy Christmas Faith!

Fenniexx

Posted by: Fennie on 24th Dec 2008 at 05:31PM

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I used to LOVE doing London at Christmas time. Hyde Park is always so magical and all the lights in Oxford Street.

Lovely post Faith.

Posted by: Crucifix on 24th Dec 2008 at 11:25PM

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TIGGYWINKLE's Avatar What a romantic day you had Faith. The picture is the essence of Purity. I love the contrast between the white of the dove, and the red,red berries. Have a lovely day.

Posted by: TIGGYWINKLE on 24th Dec 2008 at 11:29PM

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Patsy's Avatar Christmas Markets ..and the mulled wine do get you into the Christmas spirit don't they?..
Marry Christmas!

Posted by: Patsy on 25th Dec 2008 at 12:03AM

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Frances's Avatar A beautiful picture, Faith, and as it is now officially Chrismas where you live,

I wish you a very Merry Christmas. Oh, let's add on the Happy New Year! xo

Posted by: Frances on 25th Dec 2008 at 12:05AM

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Camilla's Avatar Thank you Faith, the picture you have posted us is sooo beautiful.

How lovely to have visited Hyde Park with Em, I have fond memories of going there many years ago when just a gal.

Wishing you and your family a very Happy Christmas Faith, thank you for your friendship over the year. Big kiss for Yorkie. X

Love Camilla.xx

Posted by: Camilla on 25th Dec 2008 at 02:25AM

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Westerwitch's Avatar What a truly lovely day . . . and a lovely picture. A day you will remember. Happy Xmas.

Posted by: Westerwitch on 25th Dec 2008 at 11:00AM

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