Christmas Spirit

Pubs And Takeaways Offer Free Meals To The Homeless - Now That's Proper Xmas Spirit

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When we're stressing about overcooked turkey or whether our other half really liked that painfully expensive watch, it's easy to forget that for peopl...

Keeping the Christmas Spirit

Canon J.John | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK
Canon J.John

Forgiving may seem marginal to the seasonal celebrations but if it isn't done then any Christmas spirit is going to be contaminated and you may find that (pun intended) your past poisons your present.

BATH Humbug! Part One

Charli Morgan | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

My husband and I worked our way through the hotel's endless attractions, in the weekend break equivalent of ramming your face with Selection Box chocolates on Christmas morning.

Anatomy of a Twitterstorm

Dale Bilson | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Tech
Dale Bilson

A funny thing happened to me over Christmas. After over 16,000 attempts, suddenly I tweeted something that went viral. At the last count it had received 1,231 retweets, and at midnight on Christmas Eve, I was trending 11th in the United Kingdom.

Oiling the Wheels in 2014

Gloria Moss | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK
Gloria Moss

Are these experiences from 2013 familiar? You arrive on a train and are greeted by a message warning of the penalties awaiting those with incorrect tickets; you arrive at a department store and notice a security guard; you are slightly behind with your Council tax payments and a top-hatted bailiff turns up on your doorstep.

The Magic of Christmas? I Can't Find It Anymore

Pam Warren | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Pam Warren

I don't wish to preach, but I feel that we should focus less of our attention to giving gifts to our family and friends who, if we're honest, probably have enough money to buy the nice things we're getting them. We should take note of the giving side of Christmas, and if we give gifts surely they should be to those who really can't afford it.

Have Yourself A Very Mile-High Christmas

Caroline Frost | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Frost

How big was YOUR Christmas lunch? Mine was the perfect pocket-sized offering - complete with mince pie - courtesy of a Middle Eastern airline, who were suitably as immune to the charms of a Christmas bauble as they were an Albert Square knees-up. This is what happened when I went in search of the festive spirit, at 30,000 feet.

The One Thing I Hate About Christmas

Jacqueline Housden | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jacqueline Housden

Whether it's old fashioned carols or chart topping hits, the jangly melodies and cheery tunes might as well be nails scraping on a blackboard. Jingle Bells? More like jingle hell.

It's Finally Feeling a Lot Like Christmas

Graeme White | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Graeme White

Now I appreciate everyone's Christmas is different and it's quite personal what needs to happen to get you in the mood, that's why it seems pointless advertising Christmas goods early. It definitely dosen't get me in the spirit.

Are You Feeling Christmassy? You’re Not Alone…

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Today is the day when Britons begin to get that Christmas feeling, a study has found. Maybe it’s something to do with the Christmas decorations b...

All I Want For Christmas Is (To Come Home): Crew On HMS Ocean Sing Christmas Hit

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Politics

Aviation crew on HMS Ocean, the largest ship in the royal navy, made a Christmas DVD singing ‘All I want for Christmas is You’ after hearing they ...

Bethlehem In Brighton: Woman Offers 'True Christmas Experience' For £12 A Night

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK

With Christmas fast approaching, talk of turkeys, tinsel and trendy toys is never far away, but one woman is offering a festive experience closer to t...