Every Christmas, here in the UK, after stuffing your face with chicken/turkey/beef, brussel sprouts, veg, Yorkshire puddings to the point you want to explode. At 3pm, Her Majesty the Queen gives an annual Christmas message.
A tradition that dates back to the radio Christmas message given by King George in the 1930s to the UK and the then British Empire via the BBC Empire Service.
It’s a staple Christmas appointment in my family. Granted it’s not for everyone and not everyone is a fan of the British monarchy but it wouldn’t really be a British Christmas without it.
That in mind, I thought about doing something like that for this blog and podcast. Where the actual Christmas message is a fully produced short story. My one would be the bulletpoint pamphlet of how to be more positive.
In fact I did something like this for my SunnyG show on Monday [returning on 6th of January between 1800 and 2000 on sunnyg.com, ok shameless and unsubtle plug done], so let’s do that now.
Let’s take a couple of minutes to spare a thought or two for those less fortunate.
Spare a thought for those who don’t have a home.
Spare a thought for those who don’t have loved ones or no longer have loved ones.
Spare a thought for the emergency services keeping us safe and well this Christmas.
Spare a thought for those who are elderly and vulnerable.
Spare a thought for those volunteering their time to look out for those most vulnerable.
Spare a thought for those having to work during Christmas.
Feeling like Christmas is not as good? Think of three things you have that you like and are grateful for. You got it good if you have 3 or more.
Merry Christmas, Frohe Weihnachten, Feliz Navidad, С Рождеством!