Black Friday: Don’t feel pressured into snapping up bargains today – online, the ‘deals’ never end

Quick, it’s Black Friday! I must make haste to the internet to buy that third telly I don’t need because, look, it’s £250 and we might not see savings like this until at least, ooh, Monday?

You may think I’m being snarky, but that is exactly the kind of thing that runs through your head on this most crazed shopper’s day. I was thinking I could use it as a new PC monitor, squeeze it into my work cubbyhole in the corner of the bedroom. I actually am in the market for a new speaker system, so am scouring the likes of Amazon for a deal while saying things like “ooh, 25pc off stethoscopes”, even though I’m not a doctor.

But I can’t find anything suitable, which brings this weird sales pressure that…