2. Let Her Put On ‘Love… Actually’:
By all means, let her have an idealised vision of a perfect Christmas, where every moment ends in a saccharine, indulgent sweetness. “Oh darling, isn’t London magical at Christmastime?” She’s only going to be let down when it starts slinging it down with rain as you endear your gifts with wrapping that looks like the bandaging on a warehouse fire victim. You probably shouldn’t have mentioned that Christmas Day has more suicides than all the other days of the year combined. That was a blooper.