Where would we be without the binding energy of Christmas? I gather that the 25th December was the winter solstice in Roman times and that the date has been conveniently reassigned from those Pagan times to fit the messianic needs of 4th century Christianity.

The association of Christmas with gift giving has created a Western purveyance industry all of its own. Every advert at this time of year and every single retail outlet will associate itself with this annual event and it is ubiquitous in the English speaking world.

Actually as a business we are not really on board with the feeding frenzy of normal family suburban Christmas shopping. The Xmas consumption aspect of Carlton Audio Visual is usually iterated as a carefully planned reward purchase of a particular piece of audio that may have been under consideration for months beforehand, or as the culmination of a constructional project involving Audio Visual and Automation.

This year is different.


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