Although you might think you have plenty of time left before Christmas is upon us, it’s never too early to start planning, buying and wrapping your Christmas gifts. If you’re well organised, then you can really embrace the run up to Christmas instead of last-minute panic buying.

I know we have become accustomed to a culture of “keeping it easy and buying online” but I’m all for living in the moment and enjoying the delights of our Christmas-filled shops.