We had a great time at the fair - this is Robyn saying hallo to a 'Skink';
There was a whole area reserved for veteran cars including a good range of commercial vehicles from the old days;
I particulary enjoyed the painstaking reproduction of a 'Post Office' telecoms van from the 1950's but I put the pictures of that up last year.
There was a good range of classic American cars including this Ford Mustang Muscle car;
A pink Cadillac, of course!
There were some british cars from a bit earlier;
And a 'Thunderbird' to die for;
There were plenty of 'Leave' posters all around;
And then finally, I had to go to the Craft Tent, where there were some amazing cakes and sausage rolls, 'lego' models and 'a garden in a seed tray'.
I really liked the section for model makers and here's a dream car from the 1960's;
It only got a 'third' place too.
Perhaps I'll have to have the original from the veteran cars section instead;
That was a bit uncanny.
Then I took a look at my photos;
I got a 'First' and a 'Third' for 'People' while for the 'Party' section I got a straight 1,2,3.
Which is about as good as it'll ever get for me;
I'll post the pictures in a few days, on a quiet day.
I have to admit that I put my entries into categories where I knew I had a good chance, avoiding some of the more popular ones.
I'm not apologetic; this year is probably my last show, not least because my health is likely to restrict my activities in future.
I know it's silly but it meant a lot.
There was lots more going on - steam train rides to raise money for the village charities;
Lots of silly string being fired off everywhere;
There was a Frank Sinatra type singer and Robyn and me....we had a dance.
And we had lots of cakes;
It was a splendid Village Fair, you couldn't ask for more (apart from a little sunshine!)
(a don't stop till you drop production)
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