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Elf and safety advice for late Christmas shopping

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It’s not that you forgot to do your Christmas shopping, it’s just that there was the nativity to organise, and then carols at the nursing home. And then there was the call from Ofsted just before the end of term.

All of a sudden you find yourself standing in the middle of a crowded shopping centre at 5pm on the Friday before Christmas, without even a scrap of wrapping paper to your name.

Where do even begin you start?


You’re bound to receive some presents that you’ll never use. Put them aside and save them for the following year, when you can rewrap and give them out as new gifts. ...

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