A Good Home

The Undressing

There’s a woman who stopped undressing her Christmas tree.

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After Christmas every year, she sticks the tree –fully dressed with all its ornaments– into a large cupboard.

It comes out again next December.

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If you have an artificial tree, AND a very large closet, you may like her idea.

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But it’s not an option for many of us.

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So all the lovely ornaments will have to come off the tree.

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One by one.

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The old ones.

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The avian ones.

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The colourful ones.

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Ones that hold special meaning.

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All carefully packed in boxes till next year.

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A decorated Christmas tree is a beautiful thing. A pity about the undressing….

Photos by Hamlin Grange