Tag: Christmas

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Have you ever wondered how people celebrate Christmas around the world? More than a hundred and sixty countries celebrate this festivity, however, not everyone has the same traditions. A year ago I experienced for the first time the many Christmas...

/ 3rd December 2018

Christmas Pumpkin Treats Recipe

Maybe you like baking or maybe you are looking for a challenge, either way, I have the perfect recipe for you to bake this Christmas. This October, my housemates and I had a pumpkin carving session, creating one of the...

/ 22nd November 2018

Too Faced Christmas Collection

Christmas is that time of the year where happiness prevails. All of the stress from university and work disappear and leave space to relax and spend time with your family. It is time for giving, not only to others but...

/ 20th November 2018

The Nightmare Before Christmas – Halloween or Christmas film?

One of Disney’s most successful, yet unusual, films is the classic The Nightmare Before Christmas. Released in 1993, this stop-motion treat directed by famous director Tim Burton has caused great controversy over the years – is it a Halloween or...

/ 25th December 2017

Leicester Hosts its First Christmas Market

If you wanted something different to do today, I highly suggest taking a walk into town to New Market Square and give Leicester’s Christmas Market a visit. With 40 stalls set up in those oh-so adorable chalets, the market is sure to be the...

/ 8th December 2017

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 sense that...

/ 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