Tag: Christmas

Commercial Hits and Misses of 2016

2016 has been filled with many surprising hits and many unsurprising flops, the industry has learnt not to produce unwarranted sequels and has also learnt that franchises guarantee box office returns. These are my top three best films of 2016...

/ 31st December 2016

Passengers wraps sadness, beauty and dread into one cautionary tale

  ‘Passengers’ was featured in the 2007 blacklist for ‘most liked’ unmade screenplays of the year and yes, it is going to be one of those films that’s very contentious. With mixed reviews and a 40 metascore standing, there’s definitely a …

/ 22nd December 2016

Leicestershire Police to increase firearms patrols to help reassure public

  Leicestershire Police will be ensuring Christmas spirit is protected in busy areas around the county this holiday season – with the use of firearms. The ramp up in armed patrols comes in the wake of the attacks that have...

/ 22nd December 2016

A Student’s Guide to Christmas

Christmas shouldn’t be a stressful time of year but trying to buy gifts for everyone you care about while on a student budget is enough to give anyone a headache. Here are some tips to make Christmas a little bit...

/ 21st December 2016

Simon from seven kilometres away, I will find you

All first years have now settled back into uni life after the three week Christmas break and personally I’m finding term two so much better. I got some marks back for a previous assignment which I thought went down like...

/ 23rd February 2015

Staff and students De Montfort give disadvantaged children gifts at christmas

  De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) Volunteering ran their annual campaign to support Toys on the Table (Charity No. 1128978) this month. They provided toys and gifts for children in Leicester and the Leicestershire area at Christmas, who might otherwise not...

/ 30th December 2014

What to wear on New Years Eve

On New Years Eve everyone wants to look the very best; whether it is sparkly, patterned or plain, there are 100’s of beautiful dresses, playsuits, and trousers in shops to choose from at the minute. I’ve put together a few...

/ 27th December 2014

Why The Vampire Diaries’ Kai might be the best TV villain in recent years

  Chris Wood as Season 6 villain Kai Parker In 2010, The CW launched a supernatural vampire show based on L.J Smiths book series The Vampire Diaries. Hot on the heels of True Blood and Twilight, the show …

/ 23rd December 2014

Festive Fingers: Santa’s hat

Christmas themed nails will help you along your way to get into the Christmas spirit, as we are almost there! This Santa hat tutorial is simple to achieve with its cute bold design. For this tutorial I used: Barry M...

/ 20th December 2014

On this day: Scrooge is born

http://library.sc.edu/spcoll/britlit/dickens/images/xmascarolcvr4.jpg 1843, Charles Dickens publishes “A Christmas Carol,” in England The preface of A Christmas Carol said: ” I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of...

/ 19th December 2014