22p-joseph-and-mary-arriving-at-bethlehem-from-christmas-through-the-eyes-of-a-child-1981What an exciting evening: the Strictly Come Dancing final!

Our surroundings are warm and welcoming, although the black labrador who insisted on checking on us frequently had a cold, wet nose. His intentions were, however, always caring.

The man of the house ensured we had an excellent position to watch Ore Oduba  win the competition. He fell asleep half way through the programme, but his wife seemed to enjoy it.