But surely the prize for the grandest Christmas effort should go to Theodore Goddard, which has sent out a loose-leaf calendar in a CD case reminding us of world-shaking events of the last ten decades.
1926: first television transmission sent by John Logie Baird
1948: the NHS is formed
1953: Hillary and Tensing conquer Everest
1969: Neil Armstrong steps onto the moon
and er, 1902: Theodore Goddard sets up business