Jennie Ridyard
2 minute read
20 Dec 2021
7:39 am

Another Covid Christmas won’t dampen this one day of happiness

Jennie Ridyard

I thought my mask-wearing leopard bauble would have become an amusing relic, but here we are, celebrating our second Covid Christmas.

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A shop on the butt-end of Germany has been raided for selling festive Nazi decorations – because nothing says Christmas quite like swastikas on your baubles, right? And I thought my face mask-wearing leopard bauble, purchased to commemorate last year’s lockdown festivities, was edgy. This year, as I hung the masked leopard on the tree once more, I gave it an affectionate pat. Here we go again, my young friend, I said; I thought you’d have become an amusing relic by now but here we are, celebrating our second Covid Christmas. But still – it’s Christmas! Just five more sleeps...