Saturday, December 15, 2007
So far I've still only spent £1 on Christmas presents. One Christmas present. Is this a) lunacy? b) cautious? c) procrastinating? d) miserly? e) astute? f) saving the planet?
I still haven't written any Christmas cards yet. And time is fast running out. Must try harder.
Thanks to the two of you who've sent me homemade cards, they're lovely.
So far this year I've only received 12 Christmas cards. I know it's still "early", but that's a bit rubbish isn't it? And not one single card from anybody at work, pah!
Last Christmas I sent out 70 cards, but received only 34 back. Two to one against. That really is a bit rubbish.
The people who do send me Christmas cards tend to be family members, people I'm still in touch with from university, the odd friend and a few select former work colleagues. But very few current work colleagues. Maybe I shouldn't bother this year. Their loss.
I suspect that, by the end of this weekend, I'll have written lots of cards but still only have spent £1 on Christmas presents. I may have my priorities completely wrong. Or I may not.
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