Monthly Archives: December 2014

Where’s Shakespeare: The Christmas Edition

The last couple of days I have focused, perhaps obviously, on the festive period. It is of course Christmas after all. But while Dickens and CS Lewis have been considered Shakespeare, except in Muppet-fied form has been noticeable by his … Continue reading

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Mr Lewis – a new rival for the role of Father Christmas? Watch out Dickens!

Yesterday I suggested that Dickens, given his dominance over the festive period, is as much Father Christmas as the old man dressed up in a Santa suit at the local shopping centre. The ghost of his Christmas Carol past and … Continue reading

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Christmas Carolling, Dickens, and Home Alone

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year..” Is still ringing in my ears after a quick trip to Sainsbury’s on Saturday where I witnessed (I kid you not) my first fight over the last frozen turkey in stock, that … Continue reading

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