Report and vocabulary
Meet David Richards - the leading light when it comes to Christmas decorations.
The Australian has set a new world record for the most Christmas lights attached to a family home.
Friends and neighbours in suburban Canberra have been coming to see the half million bulbs which light up the property.
His electricity bill will be higher than usual, but a local power company is playing Father Christmas and supporting his project.
- leading light
an important and respected person or group in a particular field
- world record
the best achievement in the world in a particular field
sealed glass devices which produce light
- light up
- electricity bill
payment made to a power company for the energy used