Holiday Commercialism

Can We Find the True Meaning of Christmas in a Penguin?

David Hall | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK
David Hall

Much as I relish the creativity of many of their efforts, I feel that this trend tells a worrying story both about the faltering attempts of business to redefine its place in the world and about our own need to grasp at almost anything to create meaning in our lives. In my book, we could do with rather more powerful stories at Christmas time. Any ideas?

Valentine's - Christmas for Card Shops (and couples)

Dale Bilson | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dale Bilson

I once bought my dear dad a Father's Day card. He laughed, called me a silly sod, and asked how much money I'd wasted on it. My answer, £4.50, was ap...

Silence Those Bells

B.J. Epstein | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
B.J. Epstein

I'm not Christian and I don't celebrate Christmas. A number of English friends have informed me that I'm wrong: "everyone" celebrates Christmas and it's not a religious holiday. I think many Christians would beg to differ.