24th October. Which means that there are nine weeks to the annual shopping frenzy.
I saw my first Christmas decorations hanging in the local shops today and there are reports of fully decorated real Christmas trees in local hotels.
And no. I do not want to try out the free samples of Christmas pud and extra greasy mince pies. Thank you all the same. But please ask me again in two months when I shall be happy to join in the fun and gobble them up.
I know some people love the decorations, but may I respectfully point out that this is October. NOT December. If you are a parent or grandparent or seriously into buying gifts I wish you strength. Please accept a small medal. And good luck.
Courage mes braves, courage.
In the meantime I am trying to focus on a fast discovery draft – so see you in about a week!
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