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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 18th November, 2015)

Santa's Christmas Parade

Santa's Christmas Parade
Sunday 15th Nov 2015

Photo: Dave (Oy)  (Nikon D800 with Nikon 24-70mm F/2.8 AF-S G )
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Comment by: Fred Mason on 18th November 2015 at 00:07

'Tis the season..already?

Comment by: Mick on 18th November 2015 at 00:10

Some kid is going to get hurt by one of these deers antlers one of these days

Comment by: alan on 18th November 2015 at 00:26

Christmas on the 15th November ??!!

What is wrong with this ?

Comment by: Garry on 18th November 2015 at 04:19

I like it very much, a great time of year.

Comment by: Ken R on 18th November 2015 at 04:53

Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas. I know it's a tad early. But what the heck.

Comment by: Catherine on 18th November 2015 at 09:04

Lovely photo and its the real Father Christmas so he will be far too busy in December♥

Comment by: baz on 18th November 2015 at 09:25

mick are you one of the spoilers that works for health and safety

Comment by: Anne on 18th November 2015 at 09:34

That looks like a really good turnout. Where was it?
As usual, excellent piccy.

Comment by: Ron D on 18th November 2015 at 09:52

A Superb piece of photography.

Comment by: irene roberts on 18th November 2015 at 10:33

What a lovely, happy photo of children with Father Christmas. I hope all their wishes come true.

Comment by: Catherine on 18th November 2015 at 11:24

Don't know why the symbols are on my comment?

Comment by: Pat on 18th November 2015 at 12:57

'it's the season to be jolly, la la la........and these children are certainly enjoying themselves!

Comment by: lectriclegs on 18th November 2015 at 13:55

Humbug mick, get a life and stop being a moaning owd git.

Comment by: Neil Rigby on 18th November 2015 at 19:17

Catherine, I think you put a red heart symbol at the end of your comment. The web site can't display it, so it showed its code number instead.

Comment by: Neil Rigby on 18th November 2015 at 19:19

It's good to see everyone happy.

Comment by: Bah Humbug on 18th November 2015 at 22:22

You're absolutely right, Mick.
And then there's those runners on the sleigh, and those paper cuts from the wrapping paper on the presents can be a nasty shock. And the there's the stopping distance of the sleigh - there's nowt in't th'ighway code about stopping distance of deers at 700mph, let alone 70mph. Does Santa even have a driving licence for that thing? And then there's singing them carols - can cause all kinds of long term vocal problems if sung too loud. And that would affect kids psychologically - much worse than any physical injury, is that. And what if one kid gets and an x-box and the next a colouring book? Parents will be up in arms and arguing - could lead to public disorder. And if Santa is guilty of inciting riots he's in't slammer and that's Chrimbo over for all kids. End of.
Well spotted, Mick.
I've emailed David Cameron and the Home Office with the concerns. As a result, Police and Crime Commissioner is out of job tomorrow. The PM said not to worry too much about the elves, they won't appear on the jobless figures until December 26th and then Duncan Smith has a scheme where they will work for nowt (internship) learning health and safety - in fairness it was their fault as they should have spotted the problem well before you did. Deserve to be sacked in my option. Anyroad, they will be back next year, hopefully having learned their lesson. Maybe even Santa will be out of t'nick by then and it will only be one lost Chrimbo - good job you spotted it Mick. Top man.

Comment by: Mick on 18th November 2015 at 23:27

Its not just the antlers that are dangerous, its also cruel to make these stags walk on the hard road surface.

They are not horses and dont have shoes like horses do.

Comment by: Fred on 19th November 2015 at 06:06

Humbug We want a comment not a full length story'

Comment by: David Fairclough on 19th November 2015 at 07:53

Bah Your post made my day thanks

Comment by: Catherine on 19th November 2015 at 09:36

Thank you Neil I did put a heart x

Comment by: A.W. on 21st November 2015 at 09:46

Be careful of the sixpences in the Christmas pud Mick, so easy to choke on them.

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