Back in the ambulance, his colleague John Morgan has taken four more calls in as many minutes to scoop up Christmas revellers who have overdone the seasonal spirit. Antonia Gissing, the third member of the crew, is dealing with a trainee lawyer wearing silver cufflinks who has vomited over himself and the booze bus. As she wipes his face and nose, he mutters insults. Almost paralysed with drink and slumped in the chair, he slowly, deliberately, curls his hand and waves his middle finger abusively in her face. "Fuck you, I pay your wages," he slurs before vomiting again.
So either we ban Alcohol or Christmas- my vote is Christmas. Once upon a time it was a festival (named Solstice) now it is a corporate owned event rebranded as 'Christmas'. Now it is similar to any corporate event- spiritless and an opportunity for excess.
So which would you choose?
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