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Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Dec 2012 20:47

Have you noticed how Christmas trees in US films are always really big and bushy?

I am a sucker for all the schmaltzy Christmas films so have been watching them the last few weeks on tv ( some of them are truly awful in terms of plot) it the climate, or a particular type of tree?


PricklyHolly Report 11 Dec 2012 20:51

Wait till you see the tree in "It's a Wonderful Life" then Rose!!!!! :-|


Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Dec 2012 20:55

:-D PH I keep seeing copies of it wherever I go lately, I shall look for the best price and see if I can afford it when I've finished shopping

...ooh now that's a thought, my brother's got a copy I know, he might be able to lend it to me if he gets over to see us at Christmas :-D


PricklyHolly Report 11 Dec 2012 21:01


I don't care if you beg, steal or borrow it. :-|

Just get it!!

:-D :-D


Susan10146857 Report 11 Dec 2012 21:05

It's on YouTube Rose....full colour film


JustGinnie Report 11 Dec 2012 21:07

Rose I love the christmas films on tv at the moment and yes the trees are always big and well decorated with lights etc. Most of the houses are decorated as well.


Barbinsglos Report 11 Dec 2012 21:07

Hi Girls

I love that film and watch it every xmas. Will have to buy it it in dvd as I only have it on cassette. That bugs me.

I also think the trees are way bigger than we could fit in most of our rooms

OH put our tree up yesterday and today the flipping lights broke. he is going to B&Q
first thing tomorrow as our gt grandson is coming and we gotta have lights

Nite nite :-D


Wend Report 11 Dec 2012 21:16

Well, I like mine - it might not be big and bushy, but I like it and it twinkles, so there :-P



Merlin Report 11 Dec 2012 21:21

I assume you,re talking about trees Wend :-D :-D :-D Rose David Austin have sent out their new Catalogue of roses, got some nice ones in it,and they,ve got an offer of a free one when you buy another. :-D :-D

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Dec 2012 21:24

Thankyou Susan :-)

I suppose what I really want is a house big enough to take one of those trees :-D that was a little pet dream of mine at one time , to have a small country hotel with a massive hall, with the obligatory sweeping staircase, where you could fit a twenty foot high tree and still have room for carol singers to welcome the guests ;-)


Island Report 11 Dec 2012 21:29

Good evening all. What a nice thread :-D

I thought everything was bigger and bushier in America :-0 :-D


Wend Report 11 Dec 2012 21:35

Maybe we all dream of that Rose, but I'm very happy ( and consider myself lucky) to have a seven footer and still be able to climb up steps to decorate it :-S :-D

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Dec 2012 21:40

Merlin, I haven't room in the garden for another, but I did manage to get the two that my friend bought for me planted out before the frost , so hope they will do well :-)

Wend as long as it is twinkly that's perfect, mine is twinkly too.

~~~~~to all,


Wend Report 11 Dec 2012 21:42

It always is Island, but I'm British and proud of it :-D

* Whispers*, a little bit of German, but we won't talk about the war.


Merlin Report 11 Dec 2012 21:43

If the temperature gets too low wrap some Fleece around them,it helps protect them.


PricklyHolly Report 11 Dec 2012 21:47

Oh do lets talk about the war.

"The War of the Roses"

They had a big, bushy one in that film iffen i remember correctly.


Kay???? Report 11 Dec 2012 21:48

Snap Rose,,,,,,,,,,I keep wanting a wall took out so I can have a big tree in the hall way,,,,,,,,,mind the upstairs would tumble... :-D


JoyBoroAngel Report 11 Dec 2012 21:52

mines nearly 8 foot high and sticks out nearl 6 feet from the wall

i love a real tree :-D :-D

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Dec 2012 21:53

Be nice wouldn't it Kay? I watch the 'Escape to the Country' programmes and often think 'you could get a really big Christmas tree there, buy it!' lol


Kay???? Report 11 Dec 2012 22:02

I do just the same Rose!!, :-D :-D

I dont have a real one because of the cat getting bits in her paws,,,,,but do have a real one in the garden,,,,,,its over 8 feet tall now, it was the last real one I had in the house,,,,,,they are hard to find with roots on,