…And all through the house, not a creature was stirring… Except husbands and partners feverishly wrapping last minute Christmas presents! It is a widely known fact that all of us have received dubious Christmas presents over the years given in love (and desperation) from family and friends. Brace yourselves for forced smiles and kept receipts… but to keep it all in perspective I’ve asked around the Mulberry Office for the worst presents they ever got, just to make you feel a little bit better…
Emma, Marketing Executive: A Currency Converter! Useful but not that interesting… I was very disappointed.
Michelle, Sales Booking Advisor: I got five separate scratch cards from a secret Santa a couple of years ago (budget- £5), I didn’t win anything and so was left with essentially waste paper!
Sophie, Administrator: An Amstrad home phone! My husband is in Telecoms (usually brilliant at present buying) but just thought as I like talking on the phone that it would make my life easier!
Elizabeth, Marketing Co-ordinator: A pair of rip off Uggs (called Snugs!) brought on the internet…they came in two left feet!
Vicki, Sales Booking Consultant: A Hoover from my husband (then Fiance), having just bought my flat he thought I could put it to good use… turns out he did!
Sarah, our Director: A Wheelbarrow… Useful but not especially special!
So you see we can all be victims of last minute panic buys and overenthusiastic givers, but really with Christmas within touching distance, its a small price to pay for spending some rare quality time with the most important people in your life. Merry Christmas!