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I can see from social media that many people have started putting up their Christmas trees over the weekend and many more people have been giving out their advice on how to preserve their pine needles so that you aren’t left with a brown twig for the main event.

There are the usual comments to keep it away from radiators and open fires, but the advice that I find the most surprising is adding antifreeze, fizzy water and an aspirin.

So even Christmas trees benefit from painkillers after overindulging during all of those Christmas parties!

However, with the number of festive events Wave have planned over the next few weeks, I think I will be better off saving 
all the painkillers for