Tag: xmas

TV

Doctor Who New Year Special

Christmas is all about tradition. But if sitting down to watch the Doctor Who special has become part of your Christmas Day routine, you might be slightly disappointed this year. After thirteen consecutive Christmases, the Doctor Who special is moving to a New Year’s Day slot. This year, if you want to watch a long-running…

Fashion

Christmas Gift Guide

Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of impending Christmas shopping, or just looking for some gift inspiration? Look no further, high end, low end, for your sister, mother or friend, we’ve got you covered. Socks Why not go simple but effective with a pair of socks, after all who wouldn’t love a pair of warm, fluffy…

Arts

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

If you ask me, Christmas is the best time of year for art, or at least for getting people involved in it. Everyone who celebrates it loves decorating their home and workplace to promote the holiday spirit. It’s not just about the aesthetic – I truly believe that the way Christmas inspires us to decorate…

Fashion

Jump(er) into Christmas

One of the biggest controversies, one that can tear apart families and friendship groups like a particularly ferocious game of Monopoly, is the issue of Christmas jumpers. Some people love tacky collages of snowflakes and Stormtroopers, others demand bare colours and patterns, and these people rarely see eye-to-eye. To help you decide what kind of…

Fashion

Christmas horoscopes

Aries (March 21 – April 19) You’re known for your ability to pull off the craziest trends and daring pieces. Christmas is the perfect time for you to go all out, and you’re in luck as this season’s colour is red, one of the boldest colours out there! Taurus (April 20 – May 20) As…

Creative Writing

The Christmas my uncle came back

On Christmas morning I awoke, and emptied my stocking. Out poured the Horrible Histories annual, the gifts from Hawkins Bazaar, the Beano, the Toblerone, the mini Lego kit, the Maltesers box, the fruit pastilles, and then the satsuma at the very bottom. I ate that orange ball of vitamins first. Two hours later, at 8am,…

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