As ever, any broadcaster finds themselves doing lots of interviews about 'how to get through Christmas' or 'how to survive the extra stress levels'. Coupled with that is the inevitable interview about the sudden upsurge of suicide at this time of year, and even how the festive season ends, and the New Year begins, with rising numbers of people calling Relate to try and keep their marriage together, or ease its falling apart.
So why, oh why, do we make such a big deal of Christmas, when it is almost bound to give us grief, heartburn, red faces, bags under the eyes and turn our hair white?
Now we know why Father Christmas looks the way he does!
Hi! I’m Anne Diamond and on weekday mornings you can find me on BBC Radio Berkshire (10 - 1). Even if you don’t live in and around Berkshire, and you know me from my TV and writing, you can always read what I’m doing here or listen online. Welcome!
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