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Best gifts, worst gifts: knitting

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Jeanette Winterson

Best gift received: my godchildren Eleanor and Cara Shearer and the chance to be with them regularly as they grow up. I started writing children’s books because some godmothers knit and some tell stories. Worst gift received: a knitting machine.

Keith Loudon

I hope I have never given or received a terrible gift—Christmas is a time to show you care with thoughtful presents. It’s the thought that counts! I try to give appropriate gifts, but where I receive things I don’t like I still know that someone cares enough to give in the first place. Let’s be honest,…

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