Folks of all types begin to assemble from many, many miles away - setting up tables and covering them in these unusual glass objects. Anyone on-looking would surely think this was some sort of asylum!
But we know better.
In the foreground, my mother (left) and Debbie Kinloche (right) exchange greetings for the first time in nearly a year! Friends come together, and all begin to drool at the sights of the new gems being unpacked from their newspaper shelters.