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Boxing Day in Spreyton and the Chagford Hunt, Devon - 26th December 2012

For a bit of an outing on a wet Boxing Day, we drive the few miles over to Chagford to watch the kick-off of the Boxing Day Hunt. Afterwards, it's back to Spreyton for a spot of lunch at the Tom Cobley Tavern

next album: A Snowy January Miscellany, Suffolk - 18th January 2013
previous album: Christmas Day in Spreyton, Devon - 25th December 2012

The hounds ride in to the market square in Chagford

Port and mince pies are handed out, as is the tradition

The hunt Master surveys the scene

Uncle Neil looks around

A photo of a photo being taken, as a woman looks absurd using a pooPad to take a pic

Fred looks up at the rain

Fred clings on to Matt for a piggy-back view of the horses

Three horses' arses

A festive scene inside the Three Crowns in Chagford

Nice green corrugated iron on a Spreyton Nissen hut

Fred splashes around in a puddle

Neil and Grandmother in the Tom Cobley

Harry plays with Grandmother's stick

Mother inspects the Tom Cobley's wine list

Fred bounces about

The view from Mother's garden

Fred looks out through a Venetian blind

Mother has a quick chat to Isobel just before we set off on the 320 miles to Suffolk

Harry roams around in a trolley at B&Q in Ipswich

Fred runs about

Fred finds a cling-filmed car hysterical - it's a B&Q tradition to do to staff on their last day

The end of another retail era: a closed-down Comet megastore

One of the 'big top poles' at Bloom's of Bressingham looks like some sort of space hardware

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The hounds ride in to the market square in Chagford