Sunday, 23 December 2012

Advent Calendar - Santons de Provence

 Here they are! Our Santons de Provence nativity figures plus assorted hangers on, namely: a three-legged camel and donkey, pig, duck, a pottery hippo from Disneyland, one super-duper raindeer pooper, scarey sheep, Vietnamese and Nigerian elephant, flowery camel, assorted angels and flower fairies. Oh, and our new friend, Zebedee the bouncy sheep.

Since the cat has discovered the window alcove, we've moved the waiting Magi to the mantlepiece, ready to begin their long journey across the room, ready for the house blessing on 6th January.


  1. Love it, Greenpatches! This one tops my odd lot assortment.

  2. Thank you! It just grows and grows. I like to think we're continuing in the continental tradition we encountered when we lived in France. Folk there welcome everybody - butcher, baker, candlestick maker...the entire village to the stable.

  3. I love it too! I've been looking forward to seeing it so much. Glad all the cast turned up in the end!

  4. They've been joined by a wooden Santa and snowman. We may need to find larger premises next year!


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