Christmas Cards

Last Posting Dates For Christmas 2016 And Delivery Deadlines For Argos, Tesco, Amazon, Asda And More

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

If you’ve left your Christmas cards and gifts until the last minute, sadly you have just missed the final 1st and 2nd class and signed for posting d...

Tackling The Prevalent Loneliness In London's Care Homes And Mental Health Wards

Judith Elizabeth Davey | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK
Judith Elizabeth Davey

For people with mental health conditions in inpatient wards, loneliness is compounded by stigma and shame. While everyone else on the outside world is carrying on with their lives, they feel shunned and forgotten about.

The Solemn Message Behind The Reality Christmas Cards

Leigh Daynes | Posted 11.12.2016 | UK
Leigh Daynes

Together, our aim is to remind the public that this year war has forced millions from their homes - and that those people really need our help. Armed conflicts in countries such as Syria and Iraq have made people of all faiths and of none lose their families, homes and livelihoods.

Osborne Stars In Star Wars Xmas Card

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Politics

Forget Jeremy Corbyn’s snowbike and David Cameron’s unseasonal greetings. The battle of the political Christmas cards may have been won by form...

How to (Not) Make Christmas Cards With a Toddler and a Baby*

Lucy Gaskin | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Parents
Lucy Gaskin

This simple tutorial (*this is not a tutorial*) contains all the instructions you need to create beautiful (*ahem*) handmade Christmas cards (*there will be no cards*) with very young children.

Strangers Help Severely Burned Orphan's Christmas Card Wish Come True

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Parents

A severely burned girl whose entire family were killed in an arson fire two years ago has had her Christmas wish come true after receiving lots of Chr...

A Christmas Miracle From ISIS

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK
Maggy Whitehouse

This year's Christmas card from the family is one that Isis made herself. It says 'Merry Christmas! Isis 2015. And it arrived on the very morning I did that Pause for Thought. I didn't stop laughing for nearly half an hour. I'd say that was pretty spectacular coincidence no.2. Actually, I'd call it a Christmas miracle.

Strangers Unite To Give 'Britain's Loneliest Schoolboy' A Christmas To Remember

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A boy who has been dubbed the 'loneliest schoolboy' in Britain is set to receive a wonderful treat this Christmas. Aron Anderson, 10, lives on the ...

Louise Ridley

BNP Christmas Card Is Here To Save You From 'Stealthy Islamisation'.. And Penguins | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK

The far-right British National Party has released its 2014 Christmas card, which claims the festival is being stealthily destroyed by the authorities ...

I'm No Scrooge, But I'm Giving Christmas Cards a Miss This Year

Charlie Mullins | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK
Charlie Mullins

We are donating £1 for every job we complete between now and the fundraising deadline on 10 January and, to put that in perspective, we normally do 1,500 jobs a week during December and early January. I've also made a couple of personal donations too.

32 Family Christmas Cards That Are Even More Awkward Than Tony Blair's

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Comedy

There are Christmas cards. And there's Tony Blair's Christmas card... "Leave him, Tone! He's not worth it!" Still, if you think Bliar's grimace ...

The Round Robin Re-Write

Megan Brownrigg | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Brownrigg

Dear friends, family and rivals, Merry Christmas! My fabulous family and I will be dominating the next A4 sheet of paper, more if I can think of enough ways to make unemployment sound smashing. Anything for you, cherubs.

24 Great Homemade Christmas Cards

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Comedy

It's not just celebrities who produce their own Christmas cards, you know. Check out these 24 gems......

A Weird History of Xmas, Part III - Bizarre British Traditions!

Greg Jenner | Posted 19.02.2013 | Home
Greg Jenner

In the 17th Century, the Christmas Mince Pies (yes, more meat...) were famous for having a little baby Jesus on the crust, which sounds rather nice, but was a horrifying act of blasphemous cannibalism in the eyes of Oliver Cromwell. It should be said, Olly was not a miserabilist most of the time, but he did feel Christmas was meant to be a period of holy reverence. Accordingly, he did away with it all, and even ordered the confiscation of Christmas dinners from people's tables. Strangely, attending church was also prohibited on Jesus' birthday, which seems a bit weird, even by his standards.

Politicians Family Christmas Cards

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Politics

It's that time of year again. Our beloved political leaders are presenting their festive credentials to the nation in an attempt to convince us that t...

Dear Clinton Cards: So Sorry for Your Loss

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah O'Meara

Personally, I won't miss Clinton Cards. But if the person who knows how to put speech bubbles on pictures of black 'n' white fifties housewives has some horrible accident, my life will be immeasurably spoiled.

The Round Robin: Annual Middle Class Brag Fest

Josh Barrie | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Josh Barrie

As the fifth round robin drops through my letter box, I wonder if I can go on. The tirade of middle class exposition never seems to cease.

Donald McGill's Saucy Christmas Cards Go On Sale

Posted 21.02.2012 | Home

He's best known for the saucy seaside postcards that hark back to a more innocent age in Britain, when his cartoons of buxom wives and inadequate husb...

Machine Guns And Santa Claus: Arizona Gun Club Offers Alternative Christmas Photoshoot

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Comedy

What says Christmas better than a picture of Santa Claus and a big pile of presents? Well how about Santa Claus, a big pile of presents, and a machine...