James Dempsey: It's A Wonderful Life for movie lovers, even in these tough times
Published 09/12/2011 | 12:21
SO there are only 16 shopping days left till Christmas, and as we tighten our belts after budget week, it’s time to darn those worn out stockings.
Long gone are the days of ho ho hosiery so jam-packed with odds and ends of costly yuletide bric-a-brac, those needless fillers offering seasonal silliness and failing festive novelty. Hilarious coffee mugs, mistletoe boxer shorts, snappy ties and jolly earrings with flashing lights so aggressive they should come with warnings. A rafter of gift-wrapped turkeys stuffed in drawers till they’re passed off in the office Kris Kindle to Mary from Accounts the following year.
Ah, the good old days.