The Mysterious Tradition of Weepy Christmas adverts

Around this time of year, Britain gets taken over by a slightly bizarre (to me) early Christmas adverts tradition. Major supermarkets and popular department stores have an unofficial competition for most soppy, heart-strings-pulling, commercially near-irrelevant, cuteness-overload weepy Christmas advert. John Lewis opens the flood gates everywhere and is always a strong contender for ‘Best Christmas Advert’, if […]