Christmas lights – a countdown post

Christmas Lights from Accretion Disc via flickr CC

I like Christmas lights. I mostly like going and looking at other people’s Christmas lights and we’ve had many lovely family evenings over the years driving around looking – even better is to park the car and walk around if there’s a few houses together. It’s nice community time, other folk out for an evening stroll and particularly here in Sydney getting out in the cool of the evening can be a nice finish to a hot and humid day.

Here’s 2 totally different Christmas light displays to have a look at. I prefer to look at less professional (and still very impressive) setups in my neighbourhood strolls, but each to their own!

First, what starts out with a traditional Christmas feel…


Then this, that made news headlines when it was shut down after only a few days due to traffic and crowd control problems.