During my grocery shopping this weekend, I recognised a phenomenon I’ve seen before that happens for many this time of year.
The stressed ’caused’ by Christmas. For some people, it seems to manifest as walking around in a dazed trance. For others, their fuse is much shorter than usual – resulting in them being unkind or intolerant of other shoppers and supermarket staff. I witnessed one guy hurling violent abuse at an elderly couple who were having trouble parking in the over-crowded car park.
Peace and Goodwill, right?
So, this year, I’m doing my best to stick to this alternative Christmas to-do List: