Today was the chateau pumpkin competition. Last night I checked my one pumpkin and decided to harvest it this morning. Mark said he doubted it would have a growth spurt over night but I thought I would leave it until the last moment.
This morning we awoke to glorious sunshine and a calm and heavenly day. The tables were all set for the entries and I cut my pumpkin and placed it on the display. Mark decided to move the table and it rolled off and split!!!
I guess my talents lie elsewhere!!
Diggers was on meet and greet duty at the gate.
And then....we saw something approaching...even Diggers was amazed.....
It`s huge and it`s orange and it`s walking....
The best carved entries were amazing..
My favourite was Tinkerbell that was the creation of the artist extraordinaire Mr Frou Frou. See the top photograph.
We had a fabulous "Wilson"
Monsieur and Madame Besnier had a tough job as the official judges.
Here was the largest entry Charlie Chaplin who weighed in at 40 kilos.
Jacques did a wonderful job to produce this specimen.
I think we should have forced Trevor on the scales to see what he weighed!
The pumpkin on the left is Vivien`s creation called "The food chain" with the large pumpkin munching on a smaller one
She also took best in show and in the normal lunatic style of my friends in her winning speech she said...
"Its not the participation that counts.....it`s the WINNING"!!!
A la prochaine mes belles.
Have a wonderful weekend