Christmas Parties

Are You the Christmas Party Performing Chimp?

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

If you are going to black-out at 10pm, why not just go home? What's the difference between leaving a party early, and drinking to oblivion early? Either way you are intentionally checking out and not being there anymore. The only difference really is feeling the pressure of expectation. Of being other people's chimp. Performing for drinks and approval.

Your Six-Step Party Season Pre-Tox Plan

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Cerian Jenkins

December is in full swing, which means party season is upon us. Cue late nights, boozy shenanigans and that seasonal 'fitness amnesia' that seems to strike without fail year on year...

The Christmas Party

Furquan Akhtar | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Furquan Akhtar

Although it doesn't stop there. The gossip has now taken on a life of its own. It's like a bad (secretly amazing) Katy Perry song. You wake up with a napkin stuck to your face and a host of notifications and texts. Each one more deplorable than the last.

Weight Loss: Ten Tips for Getting Through the Christmas Party Season

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Christmas can be a difficult time if you're trying to lose weight. It's all the parties, the mince pies, the chocolates and of course alcohol which make it so hard to stay on track. The usual response is to think "I'll just deal with my weight after Christmas". But do you really want to get to New Year's day, step on the scales and see that they're up five pounds? Of course not.

Charlie Thomas

Christmas Party Made You Miss Your Train Home? There's An App For That

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK

As the season for office Christmas parties approaches, a series of new mobile apps could herald the arrival of a new way to book hotel rooms. Over ...

From Bestie To The Joker: Footballers' Christmas Parties (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Sport

Christmas is fast approaching, which means us media folk keep our eyes peeled for pictures dropping of footballers enjoying a rare night out on the ti...

Bling City - Why Russians Love Miami

Ella Krasner | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ella Krasner

There are a lot of Russians in Miami. One reason is that many immigrants from Russia in the last century arrived and settled there. We call it Bling City. It's all big butts and big boobs, shiny dresses and shiny shoes, and no holding back on the brillianty2. Little wonder we feel so at home!

Every Comic's Nightmare: The Tough Crowd

Marc Paterson | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

I don't do stand up. I write sketches, jokes and send them on their merry way to various shows but I don't get that instant feedback of the comic, putting his or her reputation, and indeed life, on the line in front of a group of expectant strangers.

Police Called Out To Their Own Christmas Party

PA | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

Police have been called out to their own CID Christmas party. Staff at the Staincliffe Hotel, in Seaton Carew, near Hartlepool, reported that three...

What Strippers Want For Christmas

Kandy Klein | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kandy Klein

It tells you something about the human condition that as the alleged festival of family unity and general goodwill lurches into view people feel compelled to stay out later, drink more, spend money they haven't got and form inadvisable relationships.

The Week That Was: 10 December 2011

Carla Buzasi | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK
Carla Buzasi

As politicians, MPs, bankers and leaders of industry, not to mention newspaper editors, grapple this weekend to understand whether Cameron's decisions over a new European treaty set the UK up for success or financial failure, the real talking point hasn't been the behind-closed-scene deals, or the long-term ramifications, but whether Sarkozy snubbed Cameron's hand-shake or not. As with so many things, it's the people and the relationships at the heart of the matter that pique our interest...

Surviving the Festive Party Season With Style and Reputation Intact

Carin King | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Carin King

It is perhaps ironic that in an age of 'now', festive preparations resemble a marathon with a seemingly endless round of events to attend from November onwards. However, it is possible to get through the party season with one's reputation intact. As with any marathon, the key is preparation.