CHRISTMAS 2019: a few gift ideas

I bloody love Christmas.  Our tree has been up for nearly two weeks and I’m constantly on the lookout for presents my loved ones will appreciate.  However, a few minutes on social media will show you that the days where Christmas is about mindless consumption and present giving for the sake of it are numbered.  Not only is it painful for the wallet, the pulling of fake smiles and empty thank-yous is nauseating and the impact of the waste on the planet in sickening.  Continue reading