Even though the weather was cold by Melbourne summer standards, Viv and I went on a walk last night to admire all the Christmas lights up in our neighbourhood.

a modern blocky house completely decked out in flashy Christmas lights an older house with lights on the roof and tree a house close to the street with bright snowflake lights and a 'Merry Christmas' light two older-style houses side-by-side, the left one with a moderate row of white lights on the eaves, the right one completely decked out in blaring lights a 1920s house with white lights hanging from the eaves and colourful ones on the fence