Family cover house with Christmas lights just to annoy their neighbour

Their quest – which basically fell straight out of the film, Deck the Halls, in which Danny DeVito competes with his new neighbour to cover his home in lights, started in 2001. (Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)

A couple cover their home in thousands of Christmas lights every year as part of a tradition that started to wind up their neighbour.

Yes, really.

In fact, Michael and Lyn Farnes have spent around £10,000 in the last 16 years on 20,000 Christmas lights and electricity bills in a bid to turn the front of their home in Hove, East Sussex, into a winter wonderland.

Their quest – which basically fell straight out of the film, Deck… Read the full story

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