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Ugh! Shredded Wheat

By BillRookery
Taken last month I think they might be enjoying the Shredded Wheat
Bill

Did you know that Rudolph and Santa's other reindeers might well be all girls!? Only female reindeer keep their antlers throughout winter. By Christmas time most males have discarded their antlers and are saving their energy ready to grow a new pair in the spring
Most children receive their presents on Christmas Eve night or early Christmas morning, but in some countries, they get their presents on St. Nicholas' Eve, December 5th.

St. Nicholas putting the bag of gold into a stocking is probably where the custom of having a tangerine or satsuma at the bottom of your Christmas stocking came from. If people couldn't afford gold, some golden fruit was a good replacement - and until the last 50 years, these were quite unusual fruits and so still special!

The biggest Christmas stocking was 51m 35cm (168ft 5.65in) long and 21m 63cm (70ft 11.57in) wide (from the heel to the toe). It was made the volunteer emergency services organisation Pubblica Assistenza Carrara e Sezioni (Italy) in Carrara, Tuscany, Italy, on 5th January 2011. Just think how many presents you could fit in that!

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Comments


16 Dec 2018 8:27AM
Food chain in the making..
will stick with the colour original
viscostatic 14 48 9 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2018 8:31AM
Shredded wheat not my favourite Bil but something has to eat it. They certainly seem to be keen.

As regards Christmas presents, I remember a time when children in rural parts of north east Scotland got their presents on New Year's Day. Christmas wasn't really celebrated at all.

Phil.
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2018 8:34AM
The colour one for me, Bill.
16 Dec 2018 8:41AM
I bet they'd love a drop of milk with their breakfast, Bill!!SmileSmile
A great capture and very interesting narrative.

RichardSmile
capto Plus
8 6.5k 23 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2018 8:49AM
Ugh...........that's what I think of shredded wheat too.Smile
ivor
16 Dec 2018 8:58AM
Excellent Bill, colour for me also,
Fred.
davyskid 4 2 Scotland
16 Dec 2018 9:52AM
Fine set again Bill colour for me
Davy
16 Dec 2018 10:36AM
Excellent image Bill.

JohnSmile
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2018 10:53AM
I am going vegetarian at Xmas... This are so lovely Bill ...
Isabel GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2018 11:06AM
Colour for me BillSmileSmile

Cliff
16 Dec 2018 11:57AM
A GREAT SHOT BILL
AlfieK Plus
3 1 1 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2018 1:27PM
Afraid to admit it's my favourite breakfast cereal. It would take me a while to chomp through that lot . Excellent mono composition Bill.
Alfie
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I have to say I hate it with a vengeance the cereal I mean.
As usual a superb image
Carole
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
16 Dec 2018 4:54PM
Prefer the colour Bill.
16 Dec 2018 5:09PM
Great shot...I love the title. Pam
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
16 Dec 2018 5:39PM
Great capture Bill.

Dave.
16 Dec 2018 5:43PM
Great image & title, Bill. SmileSmile
16 Dec 2018 8:29PM
Colour for me today Bill. Now the tangerine in the stocking. I used to put a pillow case on the end of the bed in the hopes it would be full to overflowing the next morning. Was I being greedy? I got a satsuma as well as other treats.
16 Dec 2018 11:46PM
Great capture, I like the mono best.

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