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Kate

There are environmental issues with Xmas lights, but they can have benefits too, particularly fo mental health. Xmas is a time of joy, hope, family connectedness to a lot of people and Xmas lights, often on other people’s houses can bring some of this, particularly to the young.

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crjchristinejames1

Yes Christmas Day is a time of celebration. Mental health comes also from experiencing the natural world. Given the amount of country that has burned in Qld & NSW (more than 100 fires burning in NSW) and the unprecedented devastation to wildlife, festive lighting is best indoors and on decking, verandahs etc. We all depend on nature 365 days of the year.

   
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mjkjrobinson

I love the movie Christmas Vacation if I could afford to put that many lights up I would!

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