"It is only a month until the shortest day, Gordon!" Mum announced this morning. We wondered if this was an attempt to cheer us up. If it was, it didn't really have the desired effect.
"And it will soon be Christmas!" Sadly, this too, didn't really inspire us.
"Mince Pies, Gordon! Figgy Pudding! Yummy Remains!"
Aaah! That was more like it. Gordon xxx