DFD Sofas ads appear left, right and centre promising you a bargain sofa in time for the 25th, your in-box is flooded with emails urging you to buy, buy, buy and the roads are jammed with vans delivering the contents of Amazon warehouses to destinations up and down the country.
Oh – and the weather is appalling. Storms Barney and Desmond outlast the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season, and darkness descends on these isles most days at around 4pm.
Still, who’d have it any other way? Season ‘s greetings y’all!