I’m not taking down my Christmas tree until the end of the month

by dolly21


The holidays are really over. My mum left this morning to head back home to Nigeria so, I am heading back to Buckingham today. I enjoyed my Christmas holidays. It was really drama-free and I was so glad about that. It was nice to hang out with family and there was a lot of laughter this holiday which was awesome.

However, I cannot wait to be home by myself again. It is nothing personal but I really enjoy my own space. I am a loner of some sorts. I like having people around every now and again but I really value my privacy a whole lot so, it is nice to be going back.

I am also going to take up a lot of shifts with my temp agency because I really need to save up some money. This Buhari-nomics has not been kind to us Nigerians and even though I’m here in the UK, it has affected us a whole lot. So, I really need the money.

Anyway, I know that a lot of people have started to take down their Christmas decorations but I have decided not to do that until the end of the month. Lol. Call it tacky or whatever, I am still not taking it down yet and I’ll tell you why.

This was my first flat and after the accident in November, I was just so grateful to God that I got off with a minor injury and so, I wanted to really enjoy my Christmas. So, I bought a Christmas tree, some tree decorations and lights to make the flat look Christmassy. I really just wanted it to reek of cheer. Lol. However, I did not get to enjoy it enough because I had to come to London for the holidays. So, I still really want to enjoy this moment because my contract will run out soon and I will be moving out and I really don’t know the next time I will have a place to myself to be able to do this.

So, even though I know that it is a bit much leaving Christmas decorations up that long, I want to enjoy them a little while longer and I think that is okay. Right? Let me know what you think.