The 5 things that mean Christmas is coming for me…

pict:Boden Christmas. It really is one of my favourite holidays. Although I think I prefer the build-up more than the ‘Day’ itself! But, no matter what I can’t drop the ‘C’ word (apart from at work where Christmas starts in July!) until the following five thing appear… 1) The start of Christmas 24.  In case you don’t know this is a movie channel dedicated to Christmas films all day, every day. Repeated every few days (and even an extra chance to…

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The John Lewis Christmas advert is here… and so are the penguins

The Christmas countdown can’t begin until the John Lewis TV advert airs. Can it? We wait patiently and then BOOM it hits the screens. And, it’s all we can talk, cry and tweet..about. This year’s is no exception – it’s a tearjerker. Love it or hate it (of course I love!) It’s a 60-second reminder about the spirit of giving at Christmas. (Yes, I know its a retail shop and the real meaning is about spending. But, lets just gloss over…

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