There appeared to be some misunderstandings in yesterday's comments box.
I read The Guardian and watch Channel 4 - therefore I am putting up outside Christmas lights in an amusing 'post-ironic' sense. You're right, though - other people that do that sort of thing are just trashy, and I would not wish to be associated with their chavvy taste.
Up against it today. Back tomorrow.
A quick recommendation: this weblog is terribly good. She is very funny, like me, and is clearly the Next Big Thing. I found her first! Me! Me!
Found, inexplicably, via Blogexplosion, the electronic equivalent of tonguing a lot of frogs.