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The man behind the beard: who really is Father Christmas?

The only good thing about finals season is that Christmas music is finally socially acceptable to play again and Netflix releases all of its gloriously bad Christmas movies. Christmas has become a massive commercial affair, with Father Christmas’s face at the centre of it all. But who really is this cultural amalgamation, Father Christmas/Santa Claus/St. […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Santa

This year has been a wild sleigh ride. Trump took office at the White House, Prince Harry is officially off the market and the paradox that is Theresa May revealed herself as distinctly un-naughty with her fields of wheat antics, but was somehow not nice either. With all of this going on, you’d be forgiven […]

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When should children learn the dark truth about Santa?

Christmas is all about children. From its origin in a small stable in Bethlehem over two thousand years ago, to the commercial mania that it is today, the festive period has always been focused on children. Up and down the country this week, many youngsters will have waited anxiously to see what was behind the […]