Do you open any presents on Christmas Eve?
In theory no – it’s against my principles, but sometimes we cannot help opening “just the one” before midnight !
When do you put up and take down your tree?
Up: Almost as soon as the local Tree market opens and;
Down: probably not within the boundaries set by tradition/superstition.
What goes on the top of the tree?
A fairy (not a real one) or a star (again, not real), depending
Fake or real Christmas tree?
After a good number of years as a singleton with a re-usable fake tree, my wife has me converted to real and no way am I going back.
Favourite Christmas film?
It’s A Wonderful Life
Coloured or clear fairy lights?
Favourite Christmas song?
Depends on who is singing it – It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, if a choir; We Wish You A Merry Christmas, if our daughter.
Favourite Christmas food?
Sprouts. And my wife’s home-made sausage rolls. And Beef – I do not like Turkey !
What is the best Christmas gift ever received?
What is the worst Gift you’ve ever received?
Socks – it’s all about timing.
What’s the best part of Christmas for you?
Watching people open their presents; the second glass of wine with Christmas lunch
Most annoying thing about this time of year?
The West End