Tag: festive

Fashion, Venue

Long live the Christmas jumper

Christmas jumpers: warm, cosy, and seasonally appropriate. What’s not to love? While there are some Christmas jumpers out there that do tend to deviate a little on the tacky side, most Christmas jumpers are like a warm hug. Even if they are tacky, that’s part of the magic. What fun is Christmas if it can’t…

Features

A very student Christmas

First year students seem to rush home over the holiday but the urgency of going home might still change for second and third year’s, this being dependant on their living situation and housemates. Second year English Literature student Ana Christodoulou, says: “I usually go home straight away, but this year I am planning on hanging…

Travel

Christmas and other holidays in December

December is a month full of religious and secular holidays celebrated around the world for a multitude of reasons. The most notable December holiday in the Christian world is Christmas, which is made up of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Christmas is celebrated in order to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ and the customs…

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IN DEFENSE OF CHRISTMAS

Christmas: the monstrous turkey on the horizon, the holiday to end all holidays. Whatever your view on the matter, it seems like it’s here to stay. Maybe this invincibility is why we find Christmas so easy to swing at – we’ll never be rid of it, so we can rage against the gift-wrapped punching bag…

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Norwich Film Festival Shorts

The Norwich Film Festival showcased an array of 14 film shorts last weekend and these are my top picks, perfect for young and old adults alike: The weekend kicked off with Catch of the Day, an Irish independent film about a husband coping with the fact his wife is dying. The movie seamlessly juxtaposes bleakness…

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