“Has he been yet!?!” How many families wake up on Christmas morning to that question at 4am? And 5am? And 6am? The big day brings many traditions, including those little family moments that we all share but rarely acknowledge. Dad doing his Noddy Holder impression; a missing piece of toy; the post-lunch slump… how many of these inevitable festive incidents will you tick off this year?
Although originally from the Midlands, and trained as a biochemist, Matt has somehow found himself writing about London for a living. He's a former editor and long-time contributor to Londonist.com and has written several books about the capital. He's also the father of two preschoolers.