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Coming from the UK, I find it a tad difficult to get my head around Christmas in July. I mean, really, what is it all about?
Having enjoyed 27 official Christmas Days sat in front of the TV, watching the Queens speech at 3pm, promptly followed at 3.10pm by a headline grabbing Hollywood blockbuster, after wading through enough Turkey and Yorkshire puddings to ensure I wouldn’t fit back into my jeans for a few good weeks, all celebrated on December 25th, I really do struggle to contemplate the idea of 2 Christmas Days within 6 months of each other.
Is it just me? Am I the lone Ebenezer scrooge who is quite happy to say bar humbug to festivities in July?
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