I usually don't do my shopping until the second weekend of December as I like to savour it for a bit.
I always head to Fortnum & Mason, Harrods and Bond Street to get inspired and to pick up teas, decorations and gifts for my loved ones. Then I always finish the day with some tea at The Wolseley.
This week I will be heading down to Bond Street to watch Sophie Dahl turn on the Christmas lights and to enjoy the late night shopping they have - for once!
This is what the invite says:
"Sophie Dahl will become the most recent 'Bond Girl' and 'flick the switch' to switch on the stunning Christmas lights for Bond Noël. At 6.00pm on Thursday 22nd November 2007, on the corner of Burlington Gardens and Old Bond Street.
Closed to traffic, Bond Noël runs from 5-8pm. A perfect wintery setting- snow will be falling along Bond Street. Reindeer, carol singers, choir singers, entertainers and musicians will provide the entertainment for this spectacular Christmas event, while rickshaw sleighs whisk shoppers to and from their favourite designer stores. There will also be a chance to win over £10,000 worth of exclusive prizes in a Tombola for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity."
Hope to see you there!x