I am not a Christmas ‘Scrooge’ – far from it, but I do find the fact that we seem to start with the Christmas experience earlier and earlier now just plain wrong.
It is much more of a retail holiday than a religious one which I find rather sad. Consequently it is now ‘expected’ that Christmas goods appear a couple of months before the big day – but the beginning of September?
I spotted these mince pies in Morrison’s yesterday – they are already a ‘special offer’ so presumably will be even more of a deal in December!
I am sure if I raised the issue with the store they would claim that mince pies were ‘just a fruit pie’ and can be had any time of the year.
But we know differently!