Last Christmas

The film Last Christmas was recently released in the UK and is tenuously based on the Wham song of the same name. Unfortunately, for me, that song brings back some painful memories of a failed teenage relationship. During my college… Read More ›

Nativity Nightmares

In my first role in a nativity play, I played a triangle. Not literally, it wasn’t a nativity play with a ‘geometric shape theme.’ Jesus wasn’t a rhombus.I held the tiny metal instrument and diligently dinged it at the change… Read More ›

Christmas Card Dilemmas

Today, I received my first Christmas card. I don’t know whether to applaud this person’s brilliant organisational skills or wonder if they’ve a desperate need to be liked?I’m now morally obliged to speedily send a card back in case delaying… Read More ›

Inaction Man

As a child, I’d often sit transfixed by the television adverts and marvel at the spectacular toys on offer and, like many children, nag relentlessly to my parents to buy them for me for Christmas.One year, Action Man underwent a… Read More ›

Christmas Toys

Christmas is a time for children. With this in mind, I have been frantically trying to find out what presents children are likely to want.I recently saw an advert on television for a baby doll that has a runny nose… Read More ›