Amazing Christmas lights that take a month to put up illuminate suburban street

It's a cracker: Incredible 100,000 festive light display which takes electrician ONE MONTH to build Stunning festive display in Melksham, Wilts, takes a month to put up and costs 30,000 | UPDATED: 01:57 GMT, 10 December 2012 Alex Goodhind was so determined his Christmas decorations would be the best ever this year, he took more than four weeks off work to prepare them. And with more than 180,000 bulbs, a searchlight that can be seen for almost four miles and an estimated 1,000 electricity bill for the month, he certainly didn’t disappoint. Indeed, his neighbours say you can see this extraordinary collection from space

Moments after coming off the Care Pathway, my mother was enjoying a G&T and scrambled eggs – and lived for another seven precious weeks

Moments after coming off the Care Pathway, my mother was enjoying a G&T and scrambled eggs – and lived for another seven precious weeks | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 7 December 2012 When my mother was taken off the Liverpool Care Pathway, after more than four days without food or fluids, the first sentence she uttered was this: ‘Institutional scrambled eggs are usually revolting — but these are quite delicious.’ They didn’t sound to me like the words of someone for whom all hope had gone, as I’d been told at the beginning of the week. This was on Thursday, October 11, this year.

Christmas 2012: Hundreds of Santas take part in charity motorbike ride for children"s hospice

Santa’s got a new sleigh! Hundreds of Father Christmases take part in charity motorbike ride for children's hospiceNearly 600 bikers dressed up as Santa Claus to raise money for charityFather Christmas charity events were held all over the world this weekend, including Liverpool and Maine, U.S.

Santa has upgraded his sleigh this year: Hundreds of Santa Claus take part in charity motorbike ride for children"s hospice

Santa’s got a new sleigh! Hundreds of Father Christmases take part in charity motorbike ride for children's hospiceNearly 600 bikers dressed up as Santa Claus to raise money for charityFather Christmas charity events were held all over the world this weekend, including Liverpool and Maine, U.S. | UPDATED: 22:45 GMT, 2 December 2012 Hundreds of motorcyclists dressed up in festive fancy-dress took part in a charity drive yesterday. The bikers hit the road dressed up as Santa, elves, and even a Christmas dinner, on rides kitted out with fairy lights, tinsel and Rudolph noses