Saturday 16 December 2017

Claire O’Mahony: What is so Good about this Friday?

WHEN it comes to expressing likes and dislikes, there are socially accepted mores. In terms of female celebrities, for example, it is perfectly acceptable to express your loathing of actress Anne Hathaway. Say the same about Miriam O'Callaghan and people, rightly, wonder what is wrong with you.

It's OK to state you're not a fan of Christmas and then rant about commercialism and general over-indulgence.

But Easter-haters don't tend to be vocal about their aversion to this time of year – presumably so as not to offend Christians, pagans celebrating spring, bunny lovers, chocolate freaks and roast lamb zealots.

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