Christmas time is all about family and food
David Hartnell: ‘‘We always celebrate Christmas with the family starting with a late brunch which usually goes on for most of the day. We don’t really do much except sit around and reminisce and eat, eat and then eat some more.
‘‘We always watch the Queen’s message. It’s only a big day because the entire family is together which is about 14 people. Thank God we all get on well.’’
The gossip columnist is hoping Santa brings him a new iPad.
‘‘My favorite Christmas memories are as a young child having Christmas dinner with my grandparents. My grandmother used to go all out with the Christmas dinner. Every year I put out the handmade little Father Christmas she had on her Christmas table all those years ago.
‘‘She bought these back in the 1930s. They’re a little tatty now and not as glamorous as they once were but they remind me of her Christmas dinners. I could never part with them.’’