Does Christmas start too early?
Are you already sick of the sound of piped carols when you’re out shopping? And do you relish the thought of being presented with a mile-long ‘What I want for Christmas’ list? Christmas now seems to begin almost as soon as the summer holidays have finished, but is that a good or a bad thing? Some people love planning every detail of their festive celebrations and love the warm fuzzy feeling they get as they wrap their presents before the clocks have even changed, while others prefer to put a time frame on the build-up to make the most of the season of goodwill. Readers share their views on when they think the festive celebrations should begin.