Yesterday was the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year, a day that is celebrated for its spiritual significance around the world. For me, though, when the nights are longest, there is nothing better than a good old fashioned ghost story. Christmas ghost stories have been a tradition for a very long time, but with… Continue reading Ghost Stories for Christmas
Book Review: How the Grinch Stole Christmas Besides Ebenezer Scrooge, the Grinch must be the most famous Christmas-hating character in literature. Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) is known for the memorable and weird characters he created in his children’s books such as The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham, and the Grinch… Continue reading Christmas Reads: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Over the next few weeks, we are going to be counting down to Christmas with our favourite Christmas books (and their film adaptations). Book Review: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis is a series that lots of people remember fondly. The stories of adventure and excitement in… Continue reading Christmas Reads: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Information Store staff embraced the holiday spirit with Christmas-themed jumpers this week. Every year Save the Children has a fund-raising drive encouraging people to wear Christmas jumpers and to donate, so look out for posters around the College telling you how you can take part!
Over the next few weeks, we are going to be counting down to Christmas with our favourite Christmas books (and their film adaptations). Book Review: A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is one of the most famous Christmas stories in the world. It’s been done by Doctor Who, Looney Toons and even Blackadder! Everyone knows… Continue reading Christmas Reads: A Christmas Carol