Thursday, 29 November 2007

Santa says...

Give it a rest this year. At least this is what he was saying, in this very British Lord Kitchener incarnation I saw yesterday morning, sprayed onto a wall (tut tut) near a cash machine in Turl Street Oxford. This could be a good year to beware & think twice about what we're really doing. We'd all be happier if we went modest, and did less of the “Gadarene Swine down the shops” thing. The Canadian Mennonites are appealing to us all to rethink this one a bit. Adbusters tries to help people curb their spending habits and, surprise surprise, has real difficulty getting ads like this published:
videoThis is worth pondering as we try to reclaim Christmas from the wreckage of the “holiday season.”

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