If you have been paying attention you will already have seen the outdoor shots Sue took with her Christmas present so now a look inside. Each year the rooms are decorated with Christmas trees, ornamental arrangements and something for the children to discover, this year were little gingerbread men subtly standing around and not always easy to notice.
On the landing
This year there was a Gingerbread Castle based on the New Castle built 1821/23 and made from 60 kilos of gingerbread dough with interiors made from coloured fondant icing, it took over 350 hours to complete.
Gingerbread house with the chapel which it represents very well.
The real Coats of Arms over an open fire
and here the one made of fondant, notice also the picture on the wall behind the armchair.
The "real" exterior with a nice bit of December sunshine.
Children were given a Gingerbread Man Sheet and had to look for all the gingerbread men distributed around the rooms.
Well I think she did very well for the first time using the camera indoors.
Happy New Year to you all, Mike and Sue. (M&S)