We’re getting to that time of year when we start to get the decorations down from the loft and thinking about where to put the tree. We often decorate the living room and hallway but do you decorate you staircase for Christmas? Many people do; including it seems, Her Majesty the Queen. As if the Grand Staircase designed for George IV by John Nash wasn’t impressive enough, this video first broadcast by the BBC shows the Grand Staircase at Buckingham Palace decorated for the festive season in gold and purple set against deep green foliage.