Essential Reading

'I have been a family historian for more than 40 years, and a professional historian for over 30, but as I read it, I was constantly encountering new ways of looking at my family history....Essential reading I would say!' Alan Crosby, WDYTYA Magazine

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Ancestors' Advent Calendar: Dec 13th: Make your Christmas Tree Symmetrical

'Nothing heavy or bulky should be hung on the tree. Quite apart from not looking decorative, they will weigh down the branches and spoil the tree's symmetry... Christmas baubles may be of all shapes, but should be kept of a size for the most part, as small ones mixed with big ones tend to give the tree an unsymmetrical look.' Lancashire Evening Post 22nd December 1938.

What tips do you have for creating a perfect tree? Use the Comments box below.

Victorian Christmas Postcard - Wikimedia Commons

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