Category Archives: Christmas

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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The Muppet Christmas Carol (TWAC Day 23)

Just the other day I watched The Muppet Christmas Carol. I’d seen the film before, but it’s very good so I was watching it again. Also, I realised that my ‘Film Reviews’ section is currently quite empty, so I’ve decided … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Greed (TWAC Day 9)

There are some people out there who, believe it or not, don’t like Christmas or, at least, don’t get excited by it. But that’s fair enough, different people have different tastes and not everybody will enjoy the same things. But … Continue reading

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Letters from 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 from 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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