All I Want For Christmas by John Porter
Approx. 6,780 words.
Published on January 26, 2012.
Christmas - a time for kids to have fun, open presents, play with their friends, and eat too much. A time too, for parents to pretend that gifts their children wrapped with sticky, grubby hands are exactly what Mummy and Daddy wanted. It's also a time to consider those less fortunate, and when June decides to give old Mr Blake a gift and a food hamper, things in her household go from bad to worse.