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Christmas 2010 in Ollon, Switzerland

Whenever possible, over the years, we try to spend Christmas with the Doctors Durham, not just because of the turkey, but also because of the stuffing.

You may not find this terribly rewarding unless you're included here, so this is a good time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught up in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go

Not this time, however -- by the time we'd fetched Mercedes at the airport, without her luggage, after she'd been trying for three days to get through the pan-European travel chaos, there was no time to shop for stuffing stuff.

But the turkey's in the oven on Christmas day and we're out for a walk around grey Ollon in the meantime.

Ollon's a lovely village up the hill from Aigle, but it's not at its best today.

Turkey may be done by now.

The picturesque Carroz quarter

Lisa's house

Christmas dinner in mid-preparation

One of the chefs trying to remember what's still to cook

A table that Lisa's friend Christy made to house some of Lisa's collection of Mona Lisa artefacts

Time to open presents

not all of which make sense.

The Christmas stocking

Mercedes is here, but we're missing some of the other Christmas regulars.

Mercedes, Lisa, Dwight. Nth in the series.

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