It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

It’s December, so we’re finally allowed to get festive. Whatever your personal taste in decorations, there’s something out there to brighten your midwinter

You may wish to create a winter wonderland outside with a choice of LED reindeer, LED twig trees or wicker deer

As the coronavirus pandemic rumbles on, it seems we’ve never been in more need of a bit of Christmas cheer to lift the spirits of the nation. Before the Halloween pumpkins had been afforded time to decompose, it seemed those eager to get into the festive mood were away while others restrained themselves until last week, when calendar pages finally declared the start of December.

The twinkly lights and sparkle of this season can’t but ...