Together We’re Merrier 2016 This year’s Fortnum & Mason Christmas display presents nine festive stories. Each story tells the tale of an unlikely pairing. The idea is that the pairs have put aside their differences for the festive season. Following Brexit and the US election, which has divided friends, family and generations, Fortnum & Mason says the campaign aims… More Fortnum & Mason – Together We’re Merrier
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Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings. Most people remember this saying from the classic Christmas film “It’s a Wonderful Life”, although it was a common saying before the movie. Produced and directed by Frank Capra, the film is based on the short story by Philip Van Doren Stern called “The Greatest Gift”. Karolyn Grimes, who… More Christmas Bells
Santa Claus is Coming to Town This festive jumper has Santa Flying Across The London City Skyline With His Reindeer. Saturday Night Live This week the entire cast of “Saturday Night Live,” including Paul McCartney, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey joined Bruce Springsteen to perform “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”. The Boss was on “Saturday Night Live”… More Who is coming to town?
Some festive reading from Julia Williams Last Christmas Last Christmas saw Catherine Tinsall dreading the holidays season. As an online sensation as the ‘Happy Homemaker’, in reality her marriage is in tatters, her children are running wild and her mother is getting increasingly forgetful. Also husband Noel is hiding the secret that he’s facing the… More Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas
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Christmas in Bruges Paula decides to spend Christmas alone in the gorgeous city of Bruges. However, her old college boyfriend, and very first love, James is also spending time in the city. A surprise encounter leads to a walk through the snowy streets, and talk of the paths their lives have taken over the past nine years.… More More Short Christmas Reads
This short story by Sophie Kinsella has a touch of the supernatural about it. The six geese of the title are the ladies attending the exclusive antenatal class. All are high achieving, smart mothers-to-be. Although they are all attending because the class is being led by the legendary Petal Harmon, each woman has already decided exactly what she… More Six Geese a-Laying – Another short Christmas read
A Quick Christmas Read It’s been a while since The Great British Bake Off graced our screens, so if you are feeling in need of a little baking lift, check out this seasonal short story – The Christmas Bake Off. Sabotage at the Cake Contest. This book offers a quick read about the residents… More The Great Christmas Bake Off
Oh Christmas Tree A short video of last years Christmas scavenger hunt. For last minute tickets for this years Christmas scavenger hunt – Operation Naughty Or Nice: The Christmas Street Game click link. City Adventurers Please sign up for my newsletter with information for City Adventurers and special offers on events.