Category Archives: Christmas

Call Centre Christmas Connections

I recently started working in a call centre – it’s okay. It’s definitely not the best job I’ve had, but it’s also definitely not the worst. It’s good, simple, stress-free work and I can’t really complain about that. For today’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Stories

A Christmas tradition which I have, but which seems to be fairly uncommon in my experience, is writing a Christmas story each year. Obviously, I am quite creative and so enjoy writing fiction recreationally and if you aren’t that kind … Continue reading

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Christmas Ideas

Christmas is my favourite times of year and perhaps my favourite thing ever. As such, it’s not surprise that so far I have always written lots of Christmas blog posts in previous years as we got into December. I’ve got … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the home, not a single person was unfamiliar with this poem. Clement Clarke Moore’s famous poem “The Night Before Christmas” or, as it was originally called “A Visit From St. Nicholas”, is … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

This book’s a real treat. For me, this is the story which I associate more strongly with Christmas than any other. It’s a classic and one which I think anybody can enjoy. I do like to keep my reviews completely … Continue reading

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Christmas Association

I remember, last year, it was about a week away from Christmas, I was eating loads of small Christmas snacks and I was comfortably full, the heating was on and I was watching The Walking Dead. This year, I look … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards

There was a person in my ‘Researching and Writing a Novel’ class who I was concerned might have the impression that I didn’t think too fondly of him. As such, I thought it would be a good idea to give … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Short Trips: A Christmas Treasury edited by Paul Cornell

Today, for the first non-Christmas entry I’ve decided to write another book review. Although, a little bit ironically, the book is a Christmas short story anthology which I’ve read over the last month, making this entry slightly Christmassy too. This … Continue reading

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Letters to Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkien (TWAC Day 2)

For the second day of my Trusty Water Advent Calendar, I will be reviewing a lesser known Christmas classic novel. Letters to Father Christmas is a series of letters written by J.R.R. Tolkien (as Father Christmas) to his children. Of … Continue reading

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