NONFICTION: A CHRISTMAS CULL
I'm extremely pleased to welcome back staff writer Elle Matheuse, whose thought-provoking, often controversial columns have been gracing the virtual pages of this site since way back in 2007. She's got a great idea for you this time round, to assuage the guilt of a capitalist Christmas... but you might not like it.
As an independent adult, albeit one with a relatively low income and limited spatial awareness, I generally manage to furnish myself with the things I need to survive and flourish. There’s no need for the people I love / know to kind-heartedly bankrupt themselves once a year in order to provide me with extraneous belongings, quite possibly made by children who have never been given anything in their tiny lives but bruises and threats ...READ NONFICTION ARTICLE: 'A CHRISTMAS CULL' NOW