Santa arrives!

Santa's arrival on monster truck

Yesterday I took two very excited little boys (well, to be fair, one very excited little boy and a slightly non-plussed toddler) up to our local garden centre to see the arrival of Santa – on a ‘monster truck’ – surely a little boy’s dream?

It wasn’t what I had imagined by the description ‘monster truck’ – I was thinking small vehicle on massive wheels – but it was pretty impressive all the same – a shiny, American style lorry cab, adorned with tinsel and tooting it’s rather impressive whistle as it drove up the road outside to building excitement as the crowds thronged the walkways straining for their first view of the man in red.

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