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Christmas shopping

CatLyn64 Member Posts: 6 Listener
Christmas is a wonderful time of year??    But does anyone else find it difficult to get out and do a shop?   The other day I went out and omg the stuff piled up!!!!    Its a day of celebration that I feel really isolated   I cannot afford most of this stuff      plus shouldn't goodwill to all men and women be all year round?   


  • Alex_Scope
    Alex_Scope Posts: 756

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    Hi @CatLyn64 thanks for joining the forum and reaching out :) I think there is a lot of pressure on us to buy a certain amount to celebrate Christmas, which as you say, isn't easy for everyone!

    We do have a discussion on cheap ways to create Christmas magic but I appreciate that doesn't cover all situations.

    Was there something that stood out as being very difficult? I find I do more shopping online (not only to stay as safe as possible during the pandemic), but also because a lot of shops still are not step free, or fully accessible.
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  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 6,052 Disability Gamechanger
    Went to Tesco yesterday and they had poster up open boxing day, and there we all were shopping like they'd be closed till Easter  :/
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