Christmas in August!

Naomi Hefter | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

So call me the Grinch if you enjoy being around people in the festive periods. Call me Victor Meldrew if you are one of those overly happy people who just LOVE Christmas. Call me a miserable old bitter Scrooge if are one of those people who are always so chirpy, you almost scare people.

Cliff Richard and Christmas Jumpers

Naomi Hefter | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

will not be buying, taking, borrowing, or wearing a Christmas jumper. To me, a Christmas jumper is that step too far. It's the epitome of the stilton at Christmas.

Scrooge Syndrome

Malminder Gill | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

The holiday season can be a difficult time of the year for some people, especially those that have suffered loss or have financial woes. While everyone around them is brimming with holiday cheer, they are feeling down and depressed. If you are one of those people, you are probably dreading the holidays.

Roll on Summer

Naomi Hefter | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

It's December, the fire is burning, the decorations are out and lists are being made - it's that time of year again. Suicide. Yep, tis the season to be jolly doesn't apply to everyone.

Shakespeare The Blogging Bard? Why O-Levels Should Become E-Levels

Hilary Robinson | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Hilary Robinson

While some of the latest suggestions from the Department of Education which seem to be rolling out at the same rate as spam emails are interesting, not to mention surprising, what seems to be overlooked is an appreciation of the impact that the e-age is having on the way we learn, the way we communicate, the way we function and the way we live.

'Bah humbug!' - Jeremy Paxman Branded A 'Scrooge' For Banning Christmas Tree On Newsnight Set

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Many, many, many men have played Ebenezer Scrooge over the years. Kesley Grammar's had a crack at the infamous grump, as has Patrick Stewart, James Ea...

An Open Appeal to My Fellow Scrooges: Take Some Time out for Panto This Year

Olivia Rose | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK
Olivia Rose

If you haven't already worked it out, i'm a bit of a scrooge. I don't do Christmas fever. I don't do standing around warming my cold hands on cups of mulled wine. And I certainly don't do stupid bloody Santa hats. So you can imagine my horror at being threatened with a pantomime?