Smorgasbord Christmas Posts from Your Archives – Christmas Lights by Sue Vincent.

Sally Cronin was kind enough to feature a post from my archives…

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Hard to believe that we are only 15 days away from Christmas and this weekend we are putting up our tree. It is a six foot artificial variety that you won’t find in any botanical reference, but it has been with us for twenty years and is part of the family.

Sue Vincent shares one of the posts from her Christmas archives and as always with her stories, it will leave you with a warm glow. Tissue alert………

Christmas Lights by Sue Vincent.

“I must be mad.” A wry smile played amongst the wrinkles as she heaved the top half of the faded tree into place. Not a large tree… about the same height as its owner. Taller, probably, these days, she thought. She had always struggled with the damned thing. Why today? She cursed herself for an idiot, laughed at herself… a fine picture in her nightie putting up…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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7 Responses to Smorgasbord Christmas Posts from Your Archives – Christmas Lights by Sue Vincent.

  1. Micki Peluso says:

    Sue, I know how you feel about your tree. I have a six foot blue spruce that as been with us since the mid seventies and still a beauty. When it became too big for my husband and I to handle, it moved to my daughter’s home to bring them their own memories.


  2. A really lovely story, Sue.


  3. dgkaye says:

    Beautiful and heartfelt share Sue. ❤ xx


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