The Wrapping Of Christmas
Updated: Dec 31, 2020
It takes two years and a TV remote to know the dark side of a partner.
I decided to say a Christmas thank-you to my son the only way I knew how- with chocolate; apparently it’s not that great in China.
My husband, a man with more vouchers than Amazon brought so much cheap chocolate I had to send it in batches.
Or eat it myself …
Every day he came in from work looked at the pile of chocolate and asked…
“Have you sent that chocolate yet?”
Sometimes I looked at him like he was stupid, other times I just said “yes.”
Finally, my inertia got the better of him.
He waltzed in brandishing a chewed up roll of Christmas paper which needed a little “drying out”, a roll of Sellotape so old it took half an hour to find the end, and an empty box marked “adult’s only.”
Where he got them I haven’t a clue but I suspect like most things, in some dark corner at work where no one dares to linger…