Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

How do you keep alive the freshness and magic of Christmas?

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Do you sometimes feel that we have all lost the plot – just a little bit – as we hurtle towards Christmas in a whirlwind of frantic preparations?  Spinning ever faster as we battle along crowded pavements looking for the perfect present, making endless lists to be worked through and ticked off.  Do you feel a rising sense of panic and desperation induced by the onslaught of tacky materialism?   Isn’t there more to it than this extravaganza of tawdry Santas’ grottos, tacky baubles and the increasingly aggressive, pressurising TV advertisements exhorting us to buy, buy, buy? (more…)