Saturday 25 November 2017

Sinead Ryan: Garish scarf and cheesy reindeer jumper can still find good homes

'Never feel guilty about well intentioned, sincere regifting. Good money was spent on the item, just not yours. Give with love.' Photo: PA
'Never feel guilty about well intentioned, sincere regifting. Good money was spent on the item, just not yours. Give with love.' Photo: PA
Sinead Ryan

Sinead Ryan

Oh dear. It's the day after Christmas and you're only now going through all the, ahem, lovely presents you received.

The garish tartan scarf from uncle Bob; the not-so-fetching reindeer jumper from your batty cousin (who thought the red nose looked just like yours), and a huge box of chocolates from your neighbour which will ruin your new year diet.

You really would have preferred something else, so what can you do? Returning them to the shop is out of the question, so you decide to stick them at the top of the wardrobe and give someone else the pleasure you were denied.

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