It’s Christmas ... in October!
Christmas comes but once a year, and apparently it’s on October 15.
That’s when I got my first Christmas goodie: a chocolate Santa from a subversive coworker disgusted Countdown was already selling them.
Christmas now rubs shoulders with Halloween.
I amnot anti-Christmas, but I am anti-Christmas in midOctober.
Too much Christmas is a form of mental and financial torture.
Living well means taking part in society’s calendar events, but we mustn’t let money-grabbing ‘‘Big Retail’’ define them.
Instead, let me help you define your own, with my Twelve Rules of Christmas.
Turn the telly off when you see the first Christmas advert. Don’t turn it on until the tree comes down. Bye-bye Big Retail pressure.
Don’t repeat past mistakes. Ten years ago, I went to a Westfield mall in the week before Christmas. Never, ever