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What to watch during the Christmas season

My criteria for the perfect Christmas watch: romantic, comforting, and makes you feel all warm for the inside. On top of that, as it is a little early, I’m looking…

Unwrapping the gender stereotypes around Christmas

I have to admit that Christmas is one of my favourite times of year, when it’s getting dark at 3:30pm- yes, I would greatly appreciate some fairy lights. A piece…

Green Gifting: Going Beyond Black Friday

The time has come. Irresistible sales, abundant hauls and the persistent reminders of festive gift-giving are looming over us all. In desperation for low prices and quick consumption, it remains…

Are the annual Christmas adverts getting worse?

We all remember that time in early to mid-November when we, as kids, would restlessly wait to watch the annual John Lewis Christmas advert, excited to be introduced to a…

Is it ever too early to start getting ready for Christmas?

“Is it too early to put the decks up?” The age-old question asked by family and friends around the globe as the nights draw in and Halloween comes to a…

In defence of Ebenezar Scrooge: has Christmas come too soon?

It doesn’t take a genius to know that every year Christmas strays further from its religious meaning and takes a step closer toward commercialism. What was once a time for…

How To: Do the Christmas Season in Edinburgh

From the more traditional Christmas markets to a BYOB-fuelled Christmas curry, December in Edinburgh means the festivities are well underway. The beloved Christmas market is an annual occasion in any…

Winter and Holiday-themed Theatre

Watching theatre in the wintertime is one of my favourite festive activities. This is usually the only time of the year when holiday-themed plays are shown. It has become a…