Now Christmas has really started!

No matter how many adverts I see on TV, how many times radio stations play Wham!’s Last Christmas or the number of presents I have/haven’t bought it never really feels like Christmas until the tree is up. Yesterday, we tootled down the road to a man selling trees from the car park in the local pub. There was no variation […]

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Why buy mince pies in October?

Outrage in The Daily Mail today, as M&S have been ‘exposed’ for selling mince pies that have a best-by date of November. Now on the face of it, this is a perfectly valid story. If you’re buying an obviously Christmas-themed product, you’d expect it to last till the festive season, wouldn’t you? But then I stopped to think. I know […]

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