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Bloomsbury Out Now More information on the Bloomsbury Publishing website Review By: Jowita Krasik The Last of the Spirits is a reinvention of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. It appears to be set in a parallel world to that created by … Continue reading
Words by: Josh Brown It seems that every year right around mid to late November you’ll start to overhear grumbles of “Christmas gets earlier every year.” There’s a certain group of people that just can’t stand hearing the opening bars … Continue reading
Words by: Helena Davidson Christmas truly is “the most wonderful time of the year”; it’s a time to eat, drink and be merry with all your loved ones around you sharing in the feel-good spirit! There are many moments over … Continue reading
Words by: Sophie Ward The John Lewis Ad has hit the silver screen and shops everywhere are over-playing Band Aid and The Pogues (and, if you’re from Newcastle, you’ve probably seen Fenwick’s windows at least once already.) Yep. It’s officially … Continue reading
Words by: Francesca Moody I have been given three Christmas books for children of different ages. The first is my personal favourite, The Tooth Fairy’s Christmas by Peter Bently and Garry Parsons. This is a beautifully illustrated book that follows a fairy … Continue reading
Words by: Tom Cooney The most exciting time of year? Unquestionably. The build-up to Christmas strikes giddy, childish joy into even the grumpiest Scrooges around. And how could it not? Festive tracks dominate the charts and dazzling lights don every … Continue reading
By Ben Oakes With The Smiths’ 1986 album The Queen is Dead constantly playing, I tuck into the second book I have read over the Christmas period. Studying English Literature with Creative Writing at Newcastle University has made any other … Continue reading
Playlist: Rachel Atkinson Everybody likes Christmas to some extent, but not everyone likes Christmas songs. At first, they’re cheery and jolly and happy and wonderfully festive… but then you hear them again, and again, and again. They become a little … Continue reading
Playlist: Matilda Neill This little playlist offers a selection of alternative Christmas songs. I’ve picked a collection of songs that capture that Christmassy feel and bring out that warm, fuzzy, nostalgic feeling that comes with the advent countdown. However, none … Continue reading
Feature: Sarah Gonnet Even P.L. Travers, the writer of Mary Poppins hated the film version of her book. Her feud with Walt Disney is now the subject of the feature film Saving Mr Banks, which will be released at cinemas … Continue reading