Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: Christmas shopping

Advent Calendar 2016: Day Three

An early morning trip to a local shopping centre. The decorations gave away Christmas is on its way, but the lack of bustling shoppers made for a strange experience. It was hard to tell if we’re still in the Christmas shopping phoney war, or if everyone was shopping elsewhere, or if they were just having another half hour in bed.

Advent Calendar 2014: Day Twenty Three

Christmas lights around pillars

One more shopping day until Christmas. Although they are all shopping days these days, aren’t they? Good luck to all you brave and hardy souls who will venture out there tomorrow. I shall be with you in spirit. And possibly in body too, if I realise I’ve forgotten something at the last-minute. No doubt I will end up in one shop or other.  Read the rest of this entry »

Advent Calendar 2014: Day Twenty

Ferris wheel and Christmas lights

A day bookended by shopping. Read the rest of this entry »

Advent Calendar 2014: Day Eight

Christmas lights in shopping mall

Saturday I found myself very briefly in a shopping centre. Now, I’m not going to bother ranting about the evils of capitalism or the horrors of consumerism. We all know about that, right? But it wasn’t a fun place to be. Read the rest of this entry »

Advent Calendar 2014: Day Six

Empty table with Christmas decorations dotted about

I hope if you’re Christmas shopping today you find a place of refuge amid the noise and hustle and bustle and stress. Read the rest of this entry »