Artistic Licence: The crutch of kitsch

I'm trying to cure myself of an annoying habit. In recent years, instead of buying what one might call proper presents, I buy presents that could best be described as ironic.

3rd November, 2013

I'm trying to cure myself of an annoying habit. In recent years, instead of buying what one might call proper presents, I buy presents that could best be described as ironic. So: instead of buying something useful or beautiful for someone, I fudge the issue, by buying something quirky; something that might give you a smile for 30 seconds, but rarely translates into a genuine long-term gift.

In the name of such irony, I have bought...

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