"Getting ready for Christmas?" the nice hairdresser lady asked.
"Yup, nearly done," I replied "Just the food now." And moaned about all that cooking.
The hairdresser looked around to make sure no one was listening and almost whispered:
"We get ours from Marks and Spencer, the whole lot, roast potatoes, gravy and everything - you order it on line, pick it up and bung it in the oven - easy!"
"But I don't tell many people because it's embarrassing!" she continued.
We talked about how much easier it was for her mum, and how she wished her mum had got a Marks and Spencer dinner years ago so she could have spent the day with the children and not in the kitchen.
So yes, I am going to do it. A packet Christmas dinner for us this year.