It Is December, Should I Be In The Christmas Spirit?

07 Dec

Good day to you ladies and gents, time for another personal blog post. So here we are again, it is December, the year is almost over, winter is upon us and Christmas is on the horizon and for the third year in a row I’m not feeling the Christmas groove.


If you have read this blog before (especially since 2011) then you should know how I feel about Christmas. But for those not in the know, let me clue you in. Christmas, it is something I used to love up until 2011. I’m not sure what happened exactly, but my interest pretty dwindled in that year and by 2012 I just didn’t care. Now in 2014 I’m in a position where I’m feeling just as care-free about the Christmas season as I was last year. I see Christmas trees and decorations up in all of the houses near where I live, shops in town are playing Christmas songs, adverts are playing on TV and people are wearing festive clothes and all that stuff. But there I am, just there thinking “Oh, Christmas, that thing is happening again? I hadn’t noticed, I’m just joking, but seriously I’m not fussed.” But I’m also finding myself curious, being around all this Christmas stuff, if I can rekindle the fire.

02ac49a5782599914010b8148322a9daI seriously used to believe this and in a way I still do, however, that feeling, for me is gone.

I spoke in my previous blog posts about the magic of the season being gone and I still think it is true, that there is a magical aspect of Christmas that makes all of the commercialism and flashing lights bearable. Before it was the magic made watching TV specials and films related to Christmas so fun, it was that magic that made those old church hymns and songs fun to sing along to and made hanging with you family during the holidays so delightful. I think that sense of joy, wonderment and magic is mainly for children and those who never let go of that innocence. Once you become an adult, your perspective on things really change. You can either become a Scrooge, choose to let go of the past calmly or continue on for the sake of your children/younger siblings or family members. For me I want to believe that I could get into the Christmas groove, because nostalgically it has been a great experience for me and made the winter one of my favourite times of year despite the cold and crappy weather. I mean I currently work at a Christmas-themed event in town listening to Christmas songs continuously, I think I should at least try and get in the mood, but I don’t know if I should or when would be the right time to start busting out the Christmas songs of my own.

So in the end something tells me I will at least attempt to get into the festive mood and see if anything becomes of it. Now I pass things on to you, the readers! Do you think I should get into the festive mood or not? And how do you feel about Christmas. are you a massive lover or a big hater? Leave your comments below and let me know! Until the next time, laters. 😀


Posted by on December 7, 2014 in Life


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8 responses to “It Is December, Should I Be In The Christmas Spirit?

  1. sulfen

    December 7, 2014 at 9:25 pm

    Christmas would be a lot better without all the christmas music playing everywhere.

    • Hypersonic55

      December 8, 2014 at 10:18 pm

      Point made, it is sort of shroved down your throat lol.

  2. Tim The Film Guy

    December 8, 2014 at 11:06 am

    “Do you think I should get into the festive mood or not?” Well I have never found telling people how they should feel to work. I personally find it easier to get all Christmasy when its snowing and the roads are all white. It has been so damn long since it was a white Christmas 😦

    Just watch a load of Christmas films, one each day from now till Christmas and then watch ten 😀

    • Hypersonic55

      December 8, 2014 at 10:30 pm

      Point made, snow has always been a mainstay of the Christmas season and it always make thsi time of year a bit more special (even if it does cause travel disruption and illness). But like you said we haven’t a white Christmas in ages.

      I may try and watch a good few Christmas-themed films and TV specials and see where things go.

      • Tim The Film Guy

        December 9, 2014 at 6:02 pm

        If you want to do something a bit more odd, try watching a bunch of horror films on Christmas.

        I might try that haha xD

  3. Anna (Film Grimoire)

    December 8, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    I think working in retail killed all of my Christmas spirit. I think if anything you should be excited for all the awesome food at this time of year! That’s what’s keeping me going at work – the promise of an amazing Christmas lunch.

    • Hypersonic55

      December 8, 2014 at 10:38 pm

      Oh yes, the food is always a good time, but it is taking too long to get here. I want it now because I’m a geedy man haha.

  4. lauren

    December 9, 2014 at 8:01 pm

    I always enjoy Christmas-if nothing else its a good excuse to watch Die Hard (it’s set at Christmas after all so it counts as a xmas film to me).


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