It’s that time of year again. The fireworks are barely soggy before the big brands bang out their Christmas commercials. Today’s little piece of cheer is from M&S.
SPOILER ALERT: It features Santa, presents, more snow than in the whole of Scotland and…Paddington. The bear not the station.
I like a bit of comfort and joy but I’m also bracing myself for a tidal wave of tinsel over the next six and a half weeks. John Lewis is next and they’ve teased us already with a huge pair of eyes and #UnderTheBed
So that’s where all the tax avoiders are hiding.
Asda gets my vote for the best music so far – Don’t Stop – because wherever Fleetwood Mac plays, I’m in. Their tag line is simple but strong, promising exactly what you want to hear about festive everything: Best. Christmas. Ever.
Best use of ears goes to Argos which manages to mash up Artificial Intelligence with retro looking Thunderbird spaceships and a sprinkling of Vulcan elves.
For me, Christmas isn’t Christmas without Woolworths, so here’s a blast from that past.
That funny looking thing with keys? It’s a typewriter…
Ho ho ho. Merry Christmas ads everyone.