Tag Archives: Christmas

Away from the manger

We all know it’s a given that Christmas lights won’t work when you finally dig them out of their hiding place… but there’s another Christmas hex to beware of… Anyone who has ever bought into the business of decking the … Continue reading

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Pink Christmas

Lego have launched a pink range in an effort to make that most enduring of toys gender neutral.  And now they’re labelled ‘sexist’.  But before you start to foam at the mouth with feminist rage, here’s an alternative take on … Continue reading

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A pair of Christmas muppets

Who knew that 50p could buy such twinkly, sparkly, Muppety memories? The other day marked a little anniversary for me.  Thirty three years ago, myself and himself headed for Dublin and launched an assault on the jewellery shops.  Sometime around … Continue reading

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Sad tidings of great tackiness – a one-act tragedy

Just when you think the commercialism of Christmas can’t get any worse… it gets worse.  What was once delightful and delovely is now degraded and ‘deluxe’. Every year at this time, I join the choir of people who bitch and … Continue reading

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