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Want to play Scrooge? Don’t have great expectations

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Are you hanging up the stockings on the wall? Waiting for the family to arrive? Hoping that the snow will start to fall? If you’ve answered “yes” to all of the above (and watched Elf on repeat, had your tree up since mid November and eaten approximately 367 mince pies already), look away now.

This week, secondary teacher Sarah Ledger pronounced: “I don’t like Christmas.”

Does she know it’s Christmas time at all? She does. But she isn’t bothered.

She’s had enough of the nativity plays and the endless discussions about decorating your smartboard with tinsel. If you, too, refuse to swap a rich ...

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