The Elves of Sileby

Every year at Christmas we put a few fairy lights on the little trees in our garden, and year by year we add another bauble or two. We do it to bring a little happiness to our ordinary corner of our village. When we first did it, when we moved here 14 years ago, the lights were ripped out and thrown in a nearby hedge by an unknown nasty person or persons. I went out and bought some more the next day and replaced them. This happened for the first three years. But we moved them each time a bit further back, out of reach.

This year look what some lovely person has popped through our letter box: A little card with the greeting "We really love your twinkly lights, Thank you for spreading Christmas cheer, With lots of love, from - The Elves..." Along with the card was two nets of Chocolate coins from M & S!

Apparently there are others in our village who have also received gifts from The Elves.

I stopped believing in Santa Claus about 6 decades ago, perhaps I will start again now...

Steve & Mary J.
Sileby, Near Loughborough, Leicestershire

The Elves of Sileby

Every year at Christmas we put a few fairy lights on the little trees in our garden, and year by year we add another bauble or two. We do it to bring a little happiness to our ordinary corner of our village. When we first did it, when we moved here 14 years ago, the lights were ripped out and thrown in a nearby hedge by an unknown nasty person or persons. I went out and bought some more the next day and replaced them. This happened for the first three years. But we moved them each time a bit further back, out of reach.

This year look what some lovely person has popped through our letter box: A little card with the greeting "We really love your twinkly lights, Thank you for spreading Christmas cheer, With lots of love, from - The Elves..." Along with the card was two nets of Chocolate coins from M & S!

Apparently there are others in our village who have also received gifts from The Elves.

I stopped believing in Santa Claus about 6 decades ago, perhaps I will start again now...

Steve & Mary J.
Sileby, Near Loughborough, Leicestershire

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